East Texas is spotted with beautiful lakes perfect for fishing, boating, camping and living. Fish available include crappie, bass, catfish, bluegill and sunfish. Lake sizes in the area range from 170 acres to 181,000 acres. The largest lakes include Lake Tyler, Lake Tyler East, Lake Jacksonville and Lake Palestine.If you have a desire to live on the lake there are several different price ranges and community options. Most of them have boat ramps and boat storage.