Adopt a Paddlefish!

27,000-acre Caddo Lake – really a flooded bald cypress forest – has more diverse fish species than any other lake in the state of Texas. Paddlefish – also called Spoonbill catfish or Shovelnose catfish – are native to Big Cypress Bayou, which feeds Caddo Lake. They’ve...

Caddo Lake National Heritage Area

U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA), and U.S. Representatives Louie Gohmert (R-TX), Mike Johnson (R-LA) and John Ratcliffe (R-TX) today introduced legislation to create the Caddo Lake National Heritage Area (S. 2947 and H.R. 5957). The area proposed by the Caddo...

Caddo Lake Group Holds Fundraiser To Combat Invasive Plant

KARNACK, TEXAS ‐ Residents were treated to the succulent smells of barbecue and beans while gazing at the beautiful vista of Caddo Lake Saturday at the Greater Caddo Lake Association’s annual Labor Day barbecue fundraiser. View Article...

11 Parks To Paddle

DALE BLASINGAME, TEXAS MONTHLY A) Caddo Lake State Park Ten different Texas Paddling Trails can be accessed from here, offering more than 50 miles of paddling through a maze of mysterious sloughs, swamps and bayous. No equipment? No problem. Rentals are available from...

Paddlefish Released Into Caddo Lake

JIMMY WATSON, THE SHREVEPORT TIMES The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, along with other entities, recently released 27 paddlefish implanted with radio transmitters into Caddo Lake in an effort to help re-establish the threatened species into the Texas-Louisiana...