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Lake Bridgeport Swim Beaches

Lake Bridgeport lies in Jack and Wise Counties 65 miles northwest of Ft. Worth, Texas. It covers 11,954 acres with 170 miles of shoreline and has four islands on the West Fork Trinity River. Lake Bridgeport...

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Lake Bridgeport Alligators

Lake Bridgeport lies in Jack and Wise Counties 45 miles northwest of Ft. Worth, Texas, and covers 11,954 acres with 170 miles of shoreline. It is impounded from the West Fork of the Trinity River with an...

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Bridgeport Trails: Hiking, Biking, ATV, OHV and More!

Lake Bridgeport is a clear blue lake in Jack and Wise Counties, 65 miles northwest of Ft. Worth, Texas. Lake Bridgeport also has some great hiking, ATV, and OHV trails, plus trail run events. Lake Bridgeport...

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The Best Pocket Knife For Fishing

Fans of fishing, camping, and other outdoor activities have probably already gathered a neat collection of knives to aid them in various tasks. However, have you done enough research to get the best bang for...

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Birds, Bait & Bass: Finding Schools Of Fish

White bass, silver bass, sand bass – many different names for the schooling fish that is fun to catch and great to eat. Typically found in lakes and rivers, it is one of the easiest fish to catch –...

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A Quick Guide to Buying a Lake House: What Homeowners Need to Know

For those who are drawn to the look and feel of waterfront properties, a lake house is a worthy investment. Lake houses are known for their stunning views, laid-back vibes, and higher property values —...

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The 3 Most Effective Types of Striper Lures

Fishing for striped bass (commonly referred to as “striper”) is legendary for wide-open action and fun sized fish. But why? The answer is quite simple – striper fishing is not that hard to...

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Alternatives to VRBO and AirBNB

Vacation homes can be a great source of additional income if you know how to market them properly. Unfortunately, many homeowners opt to go the easy route and trust rental platforms like AirBNB and VRBO to...

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Should I Buy My Boat at a Boat Show?

Boat show events are a great way to meet fellow enthusiasts, share experiences and, of course, to take a look at what manufacturers and brokers are selling. While visiting a boat show just because of the...

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Lake Bridgeport Sand Bass Run

The joy of springtime is here again. The weather is warming up after the cold dreary winter and best of all the fishing season is starting. The Lake Bridgeport sand bass run is also starting and all avid...

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Things To Do On Your Spring Break Vacation At Lake Bridgeport

Lake Bridgeport is located in North Central Texas. The lake and its environs provide a wide range of activities for both locals and visitors. Lake Bridgeport is a fantastic Spring Break getaway. There's...

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7 Road Trip Essentials

When taking a road trip, there are some things you want to be sure to take along with you. Whether you're after comfort, convenience or safety, it's best to be prepared when you're out on the open road. These...

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How to RV Like a Pro at the Lake

Twenty-twenty has been a crazy year and many people are responding by extending their summer, planning their RV getaway, and living the lifestyle of their dreams even if on a part-time basis. According to...

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5 Life Hacks for Virtual Schooling at Lake Bridgeport

If COVID-19 has you virtually schooling your children for the 2020-21 school year, it may be possible for you to educate them while you enjoy a vacation. Lake Bridgeport is an awesome getaway for the family...

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Innovations for Modern Camping

In my other job, teaching English online, I read interesting articles with intermediate to advanced students. One of my students chose an article about a floating tent, and I decided to look at other great...

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TRWD board seats on ballot

Five candidates will compete for three seats on the Tarrant Regional Water District Board of Directors in the May 6, 2017, election in Tarrant County. Two of the candidates are incumbents, including Jack...

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5 candidates to vy for 2 seats on TRWD board May 9

Two incumbents on the Tarrant Regional Water District Board of Directors will fend off challenges from three other candidates in the May 9 election. Incumbents Martha "Marty" Leonard, a business woman, and...

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Little Free Library

The members of the Greater Runaway Bay Alliance and fellow citizens have worked together to build a Little Free Library for the citizens of the area. If you are looking for a book to read, then come on over...

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Lake Bridgeport Weather Forecast


Slight Chance Thunderstorms

Hi: 79

Friday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 63



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Saturday Night


Lo: 68


Mostly Sunny

Hi: 91

Sunday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 71


Mostly Sunny

Hi: 92

Monday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 75

Lake Bridgeport Water Level (last 30 days)

Water Level on 5/17: 823.91 (-12.09)