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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.

Lake Buchanan, TX

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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Largemouth bass Channel catfish Flathead catfish Blue catfish Black crappie White crappie Bluegill Redbreast Sunfish White Bass Hybrid Striped Bass Longnose gar Spotted gar

Lake Buchanan 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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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
512 756-4878

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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

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Contact Information

Lake Buchanan
Hiline Resort
2421 Ranch Rd 3014
Tow, TX 78672

325 379-1065


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