Lake Tawakoni

Lake Tawakoni
7:41 am
Tue August 5, 2014

Bridge replacement about halfway completed

Credit Brad Kellar / Greenville Herald-Banner

Construction has been under way for almost two years on the single largest highway improvement project ever seen in southern Hunt County.

But it will likely be almost two more years before motorists will be able to drive across an expanded Two-Mile Bridge/State Highway 276, the main connector between West Tawakoni in Hunt County and East Tawakoni in Rains County.

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Outdoors with Luke Clayton
12:26 pm
Fri January 3, 2014

Tawakoni 'King Kat' tournament coming

Paulk and Dan Miles, winners of the 2013 King Kat tournament at Lake Tawakoni
Darrell Van Vactor

Darrell Van Vactor, President of Cabela's King Kat Tournament Trail, joins Luke this week to talk about the tournament coming to Lake Tawakoni in March.

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Outdoors with Luke Clayton
1:10 pm
Fri December 13, 2013

Winter catfishing on Tawakoni

Guide Michael Littlejohn and wife Teri
Luke Clayton

Luke's guest this week is Lake Tawaknoi guide Michael Littlejohn. Tune in and learn how to catch trophy catfish during the cold weather months! 

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Luke Clayton
11:21 am
Wed February 6, 2013

Audio: Catfish on Lake Tawakoni

Tawakoni Guide Larry Thomas
Luke Clayton

Tawakoni guide Larry Thomas joins Luke this week.

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12:28 pm
Wed October 17, 2012

Audio: Tawakoni Fishing Tips 10-17-12

Luke's grandson, Trevor, shows off a Sheepshead fish he caught on a recent Clayton family outing to Galveston.
Luke Clayton

Join Luke Clayton and Michael Littlejohn for a talk of fishing on Lake Tawakoni.

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Road Construction
9:39 am
Wed September 26, 2012

Contract Finalized for Lake Tawakoni Bridge Project

A view from the east shore of Lake Tawakoni, overlooking the current two-lane bridge.
PeepleWatcher Flickr

WEST TAWAKONI - Crews have begun setting up barricades ahead of construction on the $47.85 million project, which will replace the 52-year-old bridge.

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11:27 am
Wed August 15, 2012

Audio: Tawakoni guide Michael Littlejohn and a BIG catfish

Teri Littlejohn holds up a 32 pound Catfish reeled in by Michael Littlejohn.
Michael Littlejohn

Tune in this week and learn how to catch big blue catfish during the dog days of summer!

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Police and Courts
9:56 am
Thu August 2, 2012

Hunt County Cold Case Turns Two Years Old

Heather Leann Pope
Hunt County Crime Stoppers

HUNT COUNTY - Sheriff Randy Meeks says there’s been no progress in the murder case of Heather Leann Pope.

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Road Construction
7:48 am
Wed July 25, 2012

The Road to Expansion Over Lake Tawakoni Just Months Away

A panoramic view of the Lake Tawakoni Bridge
edeevo Flickr

WEST TAWAKONI - With a surface area of 37,879 acres, Lake Tawakoni covers a vast area of East Texas, including three counties. Now, drivers who frequent the longest of the lakes' two bridges can look forward to some relief while crossing.

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Deadly fire
8:56 am
Thu July 5, 2012

Residential fire kills Quinlan woman

Google Maps

TAWAKONI - 50-year-old Louise Goode was identified as the victim of Tuesday night's fire in south Hunt County.

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7:44 am
Thu July 5, 2012

Fishing trip turns deadly on Lake Tawakoni

Lake Tawakoni spans three Northeast Texas counties and serves as a popular place for fishing
Texas Parks and Wildlife

TAWAKONI - The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department says a Collin County man drowned Monday during a fishing trip on Lake Tawakoni.

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Tawakoni Fishing
11:20 am
Wed July 4, 2012

Audio: Fishing on Tawakoni 7-4-12

Michael Littlejohn speaks with Luke about Bass fishing on Lake Tawakoni and more this week.
Luke Clayton

Fishing at Tawakoni has been as hot as the weather lately. Guide Michael Littlejohn joins Luke today to talk fishing. 

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Lake Texoma
11:15 am
Fri June 1, 2012

Why you should be vigilant of Zebra Mussels

Zebra Mussels
Howard Roark Flickr

GRAYSON COUNTY - Zebra mussels were first found in the United States in the mid 1980s. It was only three years ago that scientists discovered the invasive species had spread to Lake Texoma, which sits on the Red River between Oklahoma and Texas.

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8:48 am
Fri March 23, 2012

Recent rains bring back relatively normal conditions

Lake Tawakoni
Texas Parks and Wildlife

TAWAKONI - Area lakes were among the beneficiaries of this week’s rains, with Lake Tawakoni now less than a half a foot below its fill stage. In December the lake was down more than six feet. 

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7:24 am
Wed March 14, 2012

Sale of water to development company finalized

GREENVILLE - The Greenville City Council approved an ordinance Tuesday to sell raw water to the Sunrise Municipal Utility District which will go toward filling a new lake.

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