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Fishing At Belton Lake

AKA: Belton Reservoir

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Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, spotted bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, blue catfish, white crappie, bluegill, green sunfish, longear sunfish, redbreast sunfish, redear sunfish, white bass, hybrid striped bass, alligator gar and longnose gar at Belton Lake in Central Texas.

Considered a great fishing destination, Belton Lake is a 12,400-acre lake in the east-central part of the state. These 136 miles of shoreline provide ample opportunity to fish for a wide variety of fish species. Hybrid striped bass, white bass and both largemouth and smallmouth bass reside here in both quantity and quality. Catfish, crappie, sunfish and gar also populate the lake. Much of the lake shoreline is steep and rocky, but there are a few sections accessible for fishing from the bank - especially around the campground areas. Boat ramps, marinas, stores, restaurants, camping and lodging options make this a great place to bring the family. Small boats like canoes and kayaks, as well as bigger fishing and pleasure boats provide access to the winding channels and coves. Rock is the primary cover for fish, as there is little vegetation and no timber in the lake.

Primary fish species residing in Belton Lake

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Largemouth bass Smallmouth bass Spotted bass Channel catfish Flathead catfish Blue catfish White crappie Bluegill Sunfish Longear Sunfish Redbreast Sunfish Redear Sunfish White Bass Hybrid Striped Bass Alligator gar Longnose gar

Belton Lake Amenities

Marina: YES
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Restaurant: YES

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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Westcliff Campground - 254 939-9828

US Army Corps of Engineers Campground - 254 939-2461

Live Oak Ridge Campground - 254 780-1738

Cedar Ridge Campground - 254 986-1404

Lazy L Ranch RV Park Campground - 903 673-2523

Winkler Park Campground - 254 986-1579

Belton Lake TX Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Belton Lake
Belton Lakeview Park
2782 FM 439
Belton, TX 76513
254 939-2461

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