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Houston County Lake

Houston County, TX
Houston County, TX
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On Little Elkhart Creek (Trinity River drainage), in Houston County 10 miles northwest of Crockett, Texas
1,330 acres
LAKE SIZE
40 feet
MAX DEPTH
249 feet
ELEVATION
FISH TO CATCH
Bluegill
Crappie
Largemouth Bass
Redear Sunfish
Spotted Bass
Sunfish
White Bass
NOTE: This list may not be all inclusive of all speices present in Houston County Lake.
FISHING COVER/STRUCTURE
The lake has abundant standing timber in the upper end. Some native emergent and submergent vegetation is also present. In 2018, TPWD staff added fish attracting structures to this reservoir. Man-made fish attractors, installed in 2018, provide additional structure. See online fish attractor map

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ANGLING OPPORTUNITIES
Houston County Lake has the potential to produce large trophy largemouth bass as well as large redear sunfish. The lake also has a substantial population of spotted bass.
TIPS & TACTICS
Largemouth bass can be caught most readily in early spring and fall on a variety of baits.
FISHING REPORT
FAIR. Water stained; 72 degrees; 0.21’ low. Black bass are good moving to some soft points and continuing on vegetation with weighted worms and crankbait. Crappie are good on piers with increases at night. Bream and bluegill are good using live worms and power bait pellets. Catfish are good on shad, prepped dough balls.

Source: Texas Parks & Wildlife

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FISHING COVER/STRUCTURE
The lake has abundant standing timber in the upper end. Some native emergent and submergent vegetation is also present. In 2018, TPWD staff added fish attracting structures to this reservoir. Man-made fish attractors, installed in 2018, provide additional structure. See online fish attractor map

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CONTACT / CONTROLLING AUTHORITY
Houston County WC&ID No. 1
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