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Lake Info: Bob Sandlin, Texas


Friday
64F / 53F
Wind S
@ 10 mph
Saturday
74F / 60F
Wind SSW
@ 16 mph
Sunday
76F / 56F
Wind SSW
@ 14 mph
Monday
56F / 39F
Wind NNW
@ 10 mph
Tuesday
57F / 45F
Wind SE
@ 2 mph
Map: 
Description: 

Location: On Big Cypress Creek 5 miles southwest of Mount Pleasant in Titus, Camp, and Franklin counties
Surface area: 9,004 acres
Maximum depth: 65.6 feet
Impounded: 1977

Conservation Pool Elevation: 337.5 ft. msl
Fluctuation: 2-3 feet annually
Normal Clarity: Moderate, 2-4 feet visibility

Aquatic Vegetation
Coverage less than 3% of the lake's total surface area. The dominant species is hydrilla.

Facilities and Parks: 

Three free public boat ramps, a county park, and a Texas state park provide access to Lake Bob Sandlin, with additional services provided by a private marina. Camping is available in both parks.

Public Ramp 1
* Located northwest of the dam, adjacent to the Titus County Freshwater Supply District office. From Texas 271 south of Mt. Pleasant and north of Pittsburg, turn west onto FM 3417. Turn south on SW 37th Street, take the first right, then turn right again to ramp.
* Concrete boat ramp
* No fee required
* Open all year
* Operated by Titus County Freshwater Supply District (903) 572-1844

Barefoot Bay Marina
* Located in Barefoot Bay, southwest of the dam. Go west from Pittsburg on Texas 11, turn north on FM 1520. Go approximately 4 miles, cross Barefoot Bay and turn right (north) to marina.
* Concrete boat ramp
* Fee required
* Open all year
* Privately operated (903) 856-3643

Highway 21 Bridge South
* Located on the south shore at mid-lake. Go west from Pittsburg to Texas 21, go north 3.6 miles and turn left to the ramp before the bridge.
* Unimproved ramp
* No fee required
* Open all year
* Operated by Camp County (903) 856-3845

Highway 21 Bridge North
* Located on the north shore at mid-lake. Go west from Pittsburg to Texas 21 and turn north. Cross bridge and look for ramp on left.
* Unimproved ramp
* No fee required
* Open all year
* Operated by Titus County (903) 572-2351

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
* Take Texas 11 west from Pittsburg, turn north on Texas 21. Cross bridge and turn right to park entrance
* Two-lane boat ramp, lighted fishing pier and cleaning station
* Park entry fee required
* Open all year
* Operated by Texas Parks & Wildlife Dept. (903) 572-5531

Titus County Park
* Go southwest on FM 127 from Mt. Pleasant to Monticello and turn left at Titus county park sign. Park entrance is approximately 2 miles from the turnoff.
* Ramps to lakes Bob Sandlin and Monticello are located in this park.
* Fee required
* Open all year
* Operated by Titus County (903) 572-2398

Fishing Description: 

Angling Opportunities

Lake Bob Sandlin offers many quality options when pursuing sportfish. The largemouth bass population is moderately abundant with good numbers of legal-size fish available for harvest. Spotted bass are present but at low densities. White bass is a popular species with high numbers of quality size fish. Channel catfish in recent years have become more abundant across all size classes, and there are plenty of good-sized fish available for harvest. Good numbers of legal size crappie are present and provide good fishing opportunities. Redear sunfish, the dominant sunfish species in the lake, are moderately abundant and also showing good sizes

Fishing Cover/Structure

Natural habitat is present in the form of inundated timber and aquatic vegetation. There are also numerous boat docks and fishing piers.

Directions to Lake: 

On Big Cypress Creek 5 miles southwest of Mount Pleasant in Titus, Camp, and Franklin counties

Fish: 
Blue Catfish
Fish: 
Channel Catfish
Fish: 
Crappie
Fish: 
Largemouth Bass
Fish: 
Spotted Bass
Fish: 
Sunfish
Optional Information
Maximum depth: 
65ft
Surface area: 
9004.00
Name: 
Bob Sandlin
Lake type: 
reservoir
State: 
Texas

Businesses Located Nearby

Bait & Tackle

    Tiger Bait
  • 515 W Ferguson Rd - Mt Pleasant, TX
  • (903) 572-5944
    Bait & Tackle Shop
  • 1702 S Broadway St - Sulphur Springs, TX
  • (903) 885-9858
    Uncle Ed's Tackle
  • 3505 W Loop 281 - Longview, TX
  • (903) 295-9911

Boat Rental

    Lake Fork Boat Rental
  • 4340 Fm-17 - Alba, TX
  • (903) 765-3209
    Linton's Boat Sales
  • 2382 Fm-21 - Pittsburg, TX
  • (903) 572-8473

Vacation Rental

Bar and Restaurant

    Blalock Bar B Que
  • 513 N Greer Blvd - Pittsburg, TX
  • (903) 856-2321
    Willie's Bar-B-Q
  • 417 S Texas St - Pittsburg, TX
  • (903) 856-1103

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