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Guide to fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, blue catfish, black crappie, white crappie, bluegill, white bass, yellow bass and hybrid striped bass at Benbrook Lake in Central Texas.

Benbrook Lake, TX

With 40 miles of shoreline to fish, Benbrook Lake is a 3,700-acre lake conveniently located on the southwest outskirts of Fort Worth. Hybrid striped bass and largemouth bass are favorite targets here, but the lake also offers decent crappie, catfish and sunfish fishing.

Benbrook Lake, located just southwest of Fort Worth, Texas, is a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts seeking fishing adventures. The lake offers a variety of fish species, making it an appealing spot for anglers of all skill levels. Largemouth bass is the primary target for many fishermen at Benbrook Lake, with the lake's structure and cover providing excellent habitat for these prized game fish. Anglers can also find catfish, crappie, white bass, and sunfish in the lake's waters, ensuring a diverse and exciting fishing experience.

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Year round fishing opportunities are highlighted by bass in spring, hybrid striped bass in early summer, crappie in spring and summer, white bass and catfish in summer, and most species can be caught in winter if you can locate their deeper holding areas. The marina offers gas, fishing gear, docks and a boat launch (fee required). Pleasure boats, fishing boats, kayaks and canoes all offer an opportunity to experience the fishing and water-sport activities on Benbrook Reservoir.

Primary fish species residing in Benbrook Lake

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Largemouth bass Smallmouth bass Channel catfish Flathead catfish Blue catfish Black crappie White crappie Bluegill White Bass Yellow Bass Hybrid Striped Bass

Benbrook Lake Amenities

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

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Boating is a also favored activity on Benbrook Lake, offering visitors the opportunity to explore its expansive waters and enjoy water-based recreational pursuits. Whether it's cruising, water skiing, or fishing from a boat, the lake provides ample space for boaters to indulge in their preferred activities. Benbrook Lake features multiple boat ramps, allowing easy access for boating enthusiasts.

Fishing Boat Rentals

Zsac marine Boat Rentals
Rentals: Pontoon boats
817 805-5205

Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings

Briar Creek Drive Boat Ramp
Located in the southwest corner of the lake, off Briar Creek Drive, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with paved parking.

Lakeview Drive Boat Ramp #1, #2 & #3
Located the mid lake to the northwest corner of the lake, off Lakeview Drive, this is three, one-lane, concrete ramps with paved parking.

Mustang Park Boat Ramps (2)
Located mid lake, on the south side of the lake, off Peninsula Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Pearl Ranch Road Boat Ramp
Located mid lake, west side, off Pearl Ranch Road, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with paved parking.

Rocky Creek Park Boat Ramp
Located in the southeast corner of the lake, off Rocky Creek Park Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

South Holiday Park Boat Ramp
Located in the southwest corner of the lake, in South Holiday Park, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

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Camping is another popular pastime at Benbrook Lake, providing a chance to immerse oneself in nature and enjoy the peaceful ambiance of the area. The lake offers several campgrounds, including both primitive and developed sites, catering to both tent and RV campers. Camping at Benbrook Lake allows visitors to appreciate the beauty of the surroundings, partake in outdoor activities such as hiking and birdwatching, and enjoy evenings around campfires beneath the starry sky.

Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Bear Creek Campground - 817 945-7050

Mustang Campground - 817 292-2400

Holiday Campground - 877 444-6777

Rocky Creek Park Campground - 817 292-2400

Benbrook Lake TX Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Benbrook Lake
US Army Corps of Engineers
7001 Lakeside Drive
Fort Worth, TX 76132
817 292-2400


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Benbrook Reservoir in Central TX.

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Benbrook Reservoir offers trophy largemouth and hybrid striped bass fishing in Central TX.

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