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Guide to fishing for largemouth bass, spotted bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, blue catfish, black crappie, white crappie, bluegill, white bass, hybrid striped bass, bowfin and longnose gar at B A Steinhagen Lake in East Texas.

B A Steinhagen Lake, TX

Considered a relatively shallow lake, B A Steinhagen Lake is a 10,700-acre lake in the southeast part of the state, 8 miles southwest of Jasper, TX. The water is often muddy, or at least murky. Catfish fishing is top choice with local anglers, although it can be great for sunfish fishing as well. Additionally the lake hosts crappie, bass, white bass, hybrid striped bass, bowfin and longnose gar. So the angling choices are many.

B. A. Steinhagen Lake, also known as Dam B, is a scenic reservoir nestled in the piney woods of East Texas. The lake offers fantastic fishing opportunities, making it a favored destination for anglers. Largemouth bass is the primary target for many fishermen at B. A. Steinhagen Lake. The lake's ample cover and structure provide an ideal habitat for bass, making it a haven for both recreational anglers and tournament fishermen. Other species that can be found in the lake include catfish, crappie, and sunfish, ensuring a diverse and exciting fishing experience.

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Boat ramps, fishing piers, and fish-cleaning stations are located in the lakeside campgrounds. Special areas are designated for canoe and kayak launching. Plenty of shallow-water areas with thick vegetation provide great cover for fish and baitfish when shallow, and flooded timber is the primary cover when the fish move to deeper water.

Primary fish species residing in B A Steinhagen Lake

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Largemouth bass Spotted bass Channel catfish Flathead catfish Blue catfish Black crappie White crappie Bluegill White Bass Hybrid Striped Bass Bowfin Longnose gar

Steinhagen Reservoir Amenities

Marina: YES
Boat Rental: NO
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: NEARBY
Convenience Store: NO
Bait & Tackle: NO
Restaurant: NO

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Boating is a popular activity on B. A. Steinhagen Lake, with its calm and clear waters providing an excellent setting for leisurely cruises, water sports, and fishing expeditions. Boaters can explore the lake's scenic coves and shorelines, taking in the natural beauty of the surrounding forested landscape. The lake features boat ramps and a marina, facilitating easy access for boating enthusiasts.

Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings

Boat Ramp Magnolia Ridge
Located in the northeast corner of the lake, in Magnolia Ridge Park, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and gravel parking.

Camper's Cove Public Boat Ramp
Located mid lake, on the west side of the lake, off Camper's Cove Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and limited, paved parking.

Hen House Ridge Boat Ramp
Located mid lake, on the east side of the lake, off State Highway 48 Park Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Walnut Ridge Boat Ramp
Located in the northeast corner of the lake, off State Highway 48 Park Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

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Camping is a favorite pastime for visitors to B. A. Steinhagen Lake, offering an opportunity to immerse oneself in nature and enjoy the tranquility of the area. The lake has several campgrounds, including primitive sites and RV-friendly options, providing a range of camping experiences. Campers can relish in the peaceful ambiance, enjoy hiking and nature trails, and spend evenings around campfires under the starry sky.

Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Magnolia Ridge Campground - 409 429-3491

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park Campground - 409 384-5231

Bluffview Park Campground - 409 429-3491

Sandy Creek Campground - 409 429-3491

B A Steinhagen Lake TX Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

B A Steinhagen Lake
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
634 Park Road 48 South
Jasper, TX 75951
409 384-5231


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