Lake Fairfield News

March is FoodShare month

Brainerd Dispatch

Date: 2/24/2017 11:04:00 PM

The Emily Emergency Food Shelf serves families in the Emily, Outing, Fifty Lakes, Little Pine, Ross Lake, Fairfield and Perry Lake areas. A fresh produce and bakery day has been added on the first Wednesday of the month from 9:30-11 a.m. The regular

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Mmm…Tilapia and Bowfishing Fun

Date: 2/24/2017 11:55:00 AM

A couple of weeks ago I had the sincere pleasure to go bowfishing again with Marty McIntyre with GARQUEST Bowfishing Adventures on Lake Fairfield in North Texas. If you have never tried bowfishing and live in or around Texas, check out Marty at www

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Introducing Administrator Pruitt


Date: 2/22/2017

Last week, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt was confirmed and sworn in as the 14th Administrator of EPA. Administrator Pruitt believes promoting and protecting a strong and healthy environment is one of the lifeblood priorities of the government, and EPA is a vital part of that mission. As Administrator, Mr

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Lake Fairfield Estates Mobile & Manufactured Homes for Sale


Date: 2/21/2017 1:54:48 PM

The cost calculator is intended to provide a ballpark estimate for information purposes only and is not to be considered an actual quote of your total moving cost. Data provided by Moving Pros Network LLC. More… The calculator is based on industry

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Hotline preps for Race Across the Lake

Washington Daily News

Date: 2/15/2017 2:47:00 PM

FAIRFIELD — It’s almost that time of year again. Hyde County Hotline is gearing up for its third-annual Race Across the Lake, set for April 1, near the intersection of N.C. Highway 94 and North Lake Road at Lake Mattamuskeet. The hotline organizes the

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• River: Trinity River
• Surface Area: 2,159 Acres
• Maximum Depth: 49 feet

Fairfield Lake is on Big Brown Creek about 5 miles northeast of Fairfield off FM 488 in northeastern Freestone County, Texas.


Lake Fairfield is a 2,032-acre reservoir on Big Brown Creek, Texas, a tributary of the Trinity River, providing cooling water for two 575-megawatt lignite-fired electric generation units. Bank access is adequate and two boat ramps are present, although boat access is limited during low water levels. Giant cane and cattails form a fringe in the littoral zone around most of the lake. American lotus is present in shallow water (<4 feet deep), primarily in the backs of coves.


Access to the lake is provided through Fairfield Lake State Park, which may be closed for wildlife management activities on occasion. Check the park web page for closure notices and dates.

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Fairfield Lake continues to experience late-summer fish kills, and TPWD has suspended stocking at this lake until further notice. Fish kills have been documented on this power-plant lake since 2003. They occur in August and September when hot weather and shorter days lead to a shortage of oxygen in the water; the most recent one occurred on 09/20/2013. For updates, visit the Facebook page for TPWD's Tyler field office.



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