Navarro Mills Lake Marina
|18500 FM 709 N, Dawson, Texas 76639 (254) 578-1131
|Quit Wishing, Go Fishing!
Species of Fish:
Crappie (White & Black)
Catfish (Blue, Channel & Flathead)
Bass (Black Largemouth & White)
For more fishing information, visit the
Texas Parks & Wildlife website:
There are submerged fence rows lined with
trees in the western portion of the lake.
A metal drainage culvert referred to as the
tin horn is located near Wolf Creek Park.
This is a good fishing area to catch crappie.
Marina's Fishing Dock
The Marina's Fishing Dock is covered and
lighted and has comfortable chairs. The
area is chock-full of submerged brush.
The free fishing pier in Liberty Hill Park is
referred to as Crappie Point.
There is a shallow sand bar between Oak
Park and Wolf Creek Park that hold and
attract sand bass.
|Photos of Richland Creek Bridge taken
shortly after the dam was completed in 1963
Richland Creek Bridge
The old Richland Creek bridge is located off of
the main entrance boat ramp in Liberty Hill
Park. It is a concrete structure that measures
120 feet in length. At normal pool level, the
bridge is 17 feet deep.
Concrete Water Intake
The old concrete water intake abandoned by
the city of Dawson is located near the Marina
in Liberty Hill Park. Shad, bass and crappie
can be found here.
Old Richland Creek Bed
The old creek bed of Richland Creek is lined
with timber and attract catfish and post spawn
There is timber throughout the south west
portion of the lake and across from the Marina
where the state record crappie was caught.
Some of the farmland prior to the lake being
built had tanks on them. These deeper
pockets of cooler water is a good place to find
Ash, White Rock and Richland Creek feed the
lake from the western side of the lake. Good
numbers of catfish and crappie are attracted to
the creeks after a rain.
The aerator is located in front of the flood
gates and is a good place to catch shad, bass
The rocks along the dam provides good
fishing year round. During the spawn, crappie
are close to the rocks in shallow water. In
warmer months, crappie are 12-15 feet deep.
The spillway basin is located below the dam
and is a good place to catch yellow catfish on
a rod and reel.
Old Boat House
The area that used to house the Ranger's
boat is located near the swimming area of the
Oak Park Day Use. There is no longer a boat
house but the area continues to be a hot spot
|Marina (Liberty Hill)
|Liberty Hill Park
||April - Sept.
|Spillway Basin below Navarro Mills
Lake Dam. Photo courtesy of U.S.
Army Corps of Engineers
|Covered and lighted fishing dock at
the Marina in Liberty Hill Park
|Bluff at Liberty Hill Park
© 2006-2010 Navarro Mills Lake Marina
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