Athens, MK Ranch

Dallas / Fort Worth Area

Athens, MK Ranch

Dallas / Fort Worth Area

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Property Info

  • General Availability
    This site is available year round.
  • Lake Size
    14 Acres
  • Bank Fishing
    Bank fishing is not available.
  • Tent Camping
    Tent camping is not available.
  • Boat Availability
    Mini Pontoon Boat
  • Boat Launch
    Small boats/trailers easily launched from bank.
14 acres of heaven sit just 2 miles south of the Athens loop. MK Ranch has a lake that has been managed for bass for more than a decade. The lake sits behind two homes who own the lake and the boat house is along the dam. There is aquatic vegetation, trees, laydowns and a creek channel. The lake boasts lots of bass in the 3 to 6 lb range and gives up several fish over 9lb every year. The boat house has a 15 foot pontoon boat with two comfortable seats and a second 12 foot very wide jon boat. You will need to bring your own trolling motor and batteries.


MANDATORY!!! Remove all bass 14" and under at this site. Report the total number of each species removed, back to the club office through the online reservation system after your outing.

Take all trash with you. Clean boat of all trash including your used soft plastics.

General Directions

1.5 hours south east of downtown Dallas 2 miles south of Athens

Fishing Report

MK is still ok

Sylvester Valdez on Sep 18 ,2022

Reservation Number : 33809 Property Name : MK Ranch Reservation Date : 09/17/2022 All Day - Total Fish/Sizes : 6 LMB up to 4 lbs, culled 7 Lures Used : Spinnerbaits, swimbaits and worms Spent a nice enjoyable day fishing, …

MK is ok

Sylvester Valdez on Aug 01 ,2022

Fishing was a little slow, caught 14 LMB with 6 culls. Range was under a pound to 4 plus. Fishing the timber with plastics produced a nice fish about every hour. It was challenging to figure a particular pattern but…

Decent for the time I spent

Greg Wadley on Jul 03 ,2022

Reservation Number : 33165 Property Name : MK Ranch Reservation Date : 07/02/2022 PM - Total Fish/Sizes : 9, 1 cull. 4 between 3-4lbs, had one about 4 break me off Lures Used : 8 came on drop shot, one…

Property Pricing

  • Day Rate$95.00
  • Half-Day Rate$70.00
  • Under Twelve RateNo Charge
  • Youth (13-17) Day Rate$50.00
  • Youth (13-17) Half-Day Rate$35.00