Guide To Fishing At Lake Buchanan
AKA: Buchanan Reservoir
What to fish for...
Fishing for largemouth bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, blue catfish, black crappie, white crappie, bluegill, redbreast sunfish, white bass, hybrid striped bass, longnose gar and spotted gar at Lake Buchanan in Central Texas.
Widely renown for great striper and white bass fishing, Lake Buchanan is a 22,300-acre reservoir in the south-central part of the state. Over 120 miles of shoreline await anglers fishing from the bank or fishing from a boat. Rocks and brush are the primary cover here but don't overlook the many docks and boathouses around the lake.
Other fish residing here include catfish, bass, crappie, sunfish, hybrid striped bass and gar. Boat rentals are available. If you choose to bring your boat, five boat ramps are available, one on the west side of the lake and four on the east side. Numerous places around the lake provide access to portage a kayak or canoe.
Primary fish species residing in Lake Buchanan
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Lake Buchanan Amenities
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
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Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings
Burnet County Park Public Boat Ramp
Located in the northeast corner of the lake, off Road 2341, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.
Cedar Point Boat Ramp
Located in the northwest corner of the lake, in the Cedar Point Recreational Area, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with a gravel parking.
Llano County Park Public Boat Ramp
Located in the southwest section of the lake, off Road 261, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with paved parking.
Thunderbird Lodge Marina
200 Greenwood Hills Trail
Burnet, TX 78611
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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Black Rock Park Campground - 512 473-3366
Hiline Resort RV Park Campground - 325 379-1065
Texas Hills RV Haven - 325 379-1740
Beachcomber Park Campground - 325 379-3083
Banta Circle RV Park - 512 793-6148
Long Mountain RV Park - 512 793-2300
Big Chief RV Resort - 512 793-4746
Lake Buchanan TX Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
2421 Ranch Rd 3014
Tow, TX 78672
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Lake Buchanan offers exceptional striped bass and white bass fishing in Central TX.