Fishing Richland Chambers Lake, Texas

Lake Richland Chambers, Texas (TX), Located on Richland & Chambers Creeks, just SE of Corsicana Texas on Highway 287.

Surface area is 41,356 acres. Maximum depth is 75 feet

Lake Amistad was impounded in 1987

Conservation Pool Elevation is 314 feet

Lake Fluctuation: Depends on area rainfall. Annual fluctuations can be as much as 3 feet.

Normal Clarity is Cloudy to Moderately Clear.

Known for it’s excellent catfish, crappie and striped bass fishing. Fisherman come from far and wide to fish Richland Chambers. Bass fishing is only fair on this lake. But on the whole it makes the perfect fishing trip for the whole family.

Bass fishing is only fair on this lake, Catfish are excellent, Crappie are excellent and Striped Bass are excellent. 

Recommed Guides: Fisherman’s Point, Gone Fishin’ Guide Service, H D Guide Service, North Texas Catfish Guide Service, Mark Parker Fishing Guide Service, Schmidt’s Big Bass Guide Service, Texas Guide Fishing Service.

Predominant Fish Species: Largemouth bass, Crappie, Catfish, White & hybrid striped bass

Camping and Marinas: Oak Cove Marina, Midway Landing and Fox Meadows Guest Homes

Lake Richland Chambers Striped Bass are more active during the fall, winter and spring months due to the cooler weather. Lake fish are active much longer during daylight hours and are normally found in shallow water early morning and late afternoon.

For active fish, on Lake Richland Chambers jigging spoons, spinner baits and deep water crank baits are most fisherman’s choice around underwater structure.

Crappie fishermen use jogs and live minnows around bridges and in northern lake creek arms. For catfish use cut bait, worms and chicken livers. For Stripers, fish from 287 bridge to the dam. Use heavy jigs and slabs when fish are deep.

Fishing Lake Amistad Texas

* Lake Amistad Texas (TX), Located on the Rio Grande River, it is 12 miles NW of Del Rio in Val Verde County Texas.

* Surface area is 64,900 acres. Maximum depth is 217 feet

* Lake Amistad was impounded in 1969

* Conservation Pool Elevation is 1117 feet

* Lake Fluctuation: Depends on area rainfall and downstream irrigation needs. Annual fluctuations can be as much as 5-10 feet. However, historical fluctuations have dropped as much as 50 feet below conservation pool. Normal Clarity is slightly stained to clear.

Known for it’s great bass fishing. Fisherman come from far and wide to fish Lake Amistad. In addition to great Bass fishing, there is an abundance of Catfish, White and Striped Bass. Smallmouth Bass are also stocked, which makes it the perfect fishing trip for the whole family.

Predominant Fish Species: Largemouth bass, Catfish, White & hybrid striped bass.

Largemouth Bass are more active during the fall, winter and spring months due to the cooler weather. Fish are active much longer during daylight hours and are normally found in shallow water early morning and late afternoon For active fish, spinner baits and crank baits are most fisherman’s choice. A variety of watermelon green plastic worms seems to work well during the hotter months fished in grass. Early morning top water baits are just about anything that floats. Normally Poppers, Prop Baits or Flukes.

Recommended Guides:

* South Texas Fishing Guides

* Reel’n Ray Guide Service

* Jerry’s Fishing Guide Service email

* Palmetto Guide Service

Recommended Camping and RV Parks:

* American Campground

* Broke Mill RV Park

* Amistad RV Park Ph. 830/774-6578

In Conclusion: Lake Amistad is one of the most popular bass fishing lakes in Texas.

Fishing Lake Ray – Hubbard, Texas

Located in Collin, Dallas, Rockwall and Kaufman counties, just west of Rockwall Texas.

Surface area is approximately 21,670 acres. Maximum depth is 40 feet

Lake Ray Hubbard was impounded in 1968

Conservation Pool Elevation is 435 feet

Lake Fluctuation: Depends on area rainfall. Annual fluctuations can be as is 1 to 3 feet.

Normal Clarity is Stained.

Known for it’s excellent catfish and striped bass fishing. Fisherman come from far and wide to fish Ray Hubbard. Bass fishing is rated good on this lake. But on the whole Lake Ray Hubbard is the perfect fishing trip for the whole family.

Predominant Fish Species: Largemouth bass, Crappie, Catfish and White & hybrid striped bass.

Species Fishing Opportunity Ratings: Largemouth Bass is Good, Catfish is Excellent, Crappie is Good, White Bass is Good and Striped Bass is Excellent.

Guides: Bug-A-Bass Guide Service, Messin’ with the Fish Guide Service, LakeRayFishingGuide.com, Tracy Nix Guide Service, Outlaw Adventures and John Varner Guide Service.

Cabins/Camping/Marinas : Captains Cove Marina, Chandler’s Landing Marina and Comfort Suites.

Striped Bass and blue catfish are the most abundant sport fishes in the lake in recent years. Largemouth Bass fishing is getting better due to more vegetation from year to year.Channel catfish, White Bass and and crappie fishing continue to be rated good. Standing timber is the more abundant structure and cover on this lake, with Hydrilla found only in certain places.

Striped Bass are more active during the fall, winter and spring months due to the cooler weather. Lake fish are active much longer during daylight hours and are normally found in shallow water early morning and late afternoon For active fish, on Lake Ray Hubbard jigging spoons, spinner baits and deep water crank baits are most fisherman’s choice around underwater structure. Crappie fishermen use jigs and live minnows around cover. For catfish use cut bait, worms and chicken livers. Use heavy jigs and slabs when fish are deep.

In Conclusion: This is a very popular lake with many avid anglers. Good Fishing.