Lake Operations Center

The Bois d’Arc Lake Operations Center is NTMWD’s administrative and operational headquarters at the lake. NTMWD is responsible for operating the lake, boat ramps, and managing the shoreline. The Fannin County Sheriff’s Office and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department are responsible for law enforcement, hunting, boating and fishing regulations, and public safety on the lake.

Address: 4989 FM 897, Dodd City, Texas 75438

Hours of operation:  Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Texas Parks and Wildlife oversees hunting, fishing and boating at the lake. Texas Parks and Wildlife has additional information on fishing regulations, hunting regulations, and how to purchase a license online or through a retailer.

Local landowners can visit the center to request information on shoreline uses and management. NTMWD is not selling residential lots at the lake. Individuals interested in purchasing land adjacent to Bois d’Arc Lake need to contact a licensed realtor.

Local Community Resources

NTMWD offers local educational organizations the opportunity to make use of the Center’s classroom and other facilities. The building includes a resource library and nature space that can be used to provide public education and outreach on environmental topics such as water conservation and wildlife management/conservation.

If you are interested in hosting a community- or school-based event at the Center, please contact the Lake Operations Center.