A man waist deep in water holding a silver fish and his fishing rod

Fishing season is year-round on Africa Lake (27 acres), Judd Lake (40 acres) Buck Lake (60 acres), Rainey Lake (16 acres) and Tensas River (30 river miles). Fishing season is March 1-October 31 on all other lakes. Available species include largemouth bass, white and black crappie, catfish, gar, bowfin and buffalo. No gas motors are allowed, except on Judd Lake, Buck Lake and Tensas River.

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