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Les Cockrell: Denton Public Library sets genealogy event

Denton Record-Chronicle

Date: 10/15/2014 10:19:00 PM

The Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area will host a night hike and tours of its restored log house this weekend. Trail guides will lead the hike from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday. Registration is required at 972-219-3930 or lisacole@unt.edu

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Daniel, Flack Win 2015 Alabama Bass Trail Championship

Wired 2 Fish

Date: 10/14/2014 8:03:00 PM

Amongst those were the team of Craig Daniel and Jackie Flack, tournament veterans who had proved their mettle over the years all over; but especially on Lewis Smith Lake, the venue for the inaugural Alabama Bass Trail Championship. Saturday, the pair of

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Grassland birds, waterfowl, professional anglers and more: Outdoor Insider

Penn Live

Date: 10/14/2014 6:12:00 AM

After postponing the 2014 PAA opener originally slated for Sept. 25-27 on Douglas Lake in Dandridge, Tenn., the Board of Directors has also cancelled the remaining two PAA events for 2014. Starting with a single event on Choke Canyon, Tex., in 2008

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House along Lewisville Lake destroyed by fire

My FOX dfw

Date: 10/14/2014 5:55:00 AM

A North Texas lake house was completely destroyed by a fire Tuesday morning. Someone reported the flames around 4 a.m. in Hickory Creek, a community west of Interstate 35 on the shores of Lewisville Lake. Firefighters were initially worried because there

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Filmmaker's tale of 44-day canoe trip to the coast will premiere at Wild & Scenic Film Festival in Birmingham

Al.com

Date: 10/11/2014 4:00:00 AM

Nichols floated down the Cahaba River, then into the Alabama River, and finally into the delta and the Gulf of Mexico. "The lower Cahaba is so rural you can travel for days without seeing other people," he said. "On the Alabama River you'll see bass boats

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• River: Elm Fork Trinity River
• Surface Area: 29,593 Acres
• Shoreline: 183 Miles
• Length: 6 Miles
• Volume: 436,000 Acre Feet
• Maximum Depth: 67 feet
Lewisville Lake is a reservoir located in North Texas (USA) near the city of Lewisville on the Elm Fork of the Trinity River in Denton County. The lake is primarily used recreationally for boating and watercraft, however, it was built for flood control purposes and to serve as a water source for Dallas and its suburbs.

Lewisville Lake (formerly known as Gaza-Little Elm Reservoir) has many facilities for overnight camping and fishing. There are also a few areas for public hunting of water fowl and feral hogs (archery only).

During the summer months, the lake can become extremely crowded. For a number of years Lewisville Lake was ranked the most dangerous lake in Texas due to the number of accidents and fatalities which occurred. Most of the fatalities were from individuals enjoying the day at the many parks around the lake and going too far out in the water. The number of actual boating accidents on the lake is fairly low. Adding to the danger for boats and other recreational watercraft, the lake contains numerous shallow areas with exposed and submerged trunks and other water hazards.

On the lake, there are five marinas: Eagle Point Marina, Pier 121, Cottonwood Creek Marina, Dallas Cornthian Yacht Club, and Lakeview Marina. and two restaurant/bars - Sneaky Pete's and Charlie's. Charlie's is more of a seasonal place, closed from January through early March.
Party Cove located near the old dam is home to weekend revelers.


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Lewisville Lake Project Office
1801 N. Mill St.
Lewisville, Texas 75057

Email: emily.c.tennill@swf02.usace.army.mil

Hours: M-F 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Phone: (469) 645-9100
Fax: (469) 645-9101

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