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Guide to fishing for largemouth bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, blue catfish, white crappie, bluegill and white bass at Champion Creek Reservoir in West Texas.

Champion Creek Lake, TX

After suffering a fish kill in 2014, Champion Creek Reservoir has been on the recovery to the fishing it was once known for. When full, this is a 1,580-acre lake in the west-central part of the state, 5 miles south of Colorado City, TX. The lake has limited services at the lake, however it is a short drive to most amenities required for a relaxing fishing trip.

Champion Creek Reservoir, located in West Texas, is a hidden gem for fishing enthusiasts seeking a serene and secluded angling experience. The reservoir offers excellent fishing opportunities, attracting anglers looking to escape the crowds and enjoy a peaceful fishing outing. Largemouth bass is the primary target for many fishermen at Champion Creek Reservoir. The lake's structure, submerged vegetation, and rocky shorelines provide ideal habitat for bass, making it an appealing destination for bass fishing enthusiasts. Anglers can also find other species such as catfish, crappie, and sunfish in the reservoir's waters, ensuring a varied and enjoyable fishing experience.

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Species include bass, crappie, bluegill, white bass and catfish. There is plenty of shoreline, some of which is accessible to those preferring to fish from the bank. A boat ramp and campgrounds make boating and camping convenient for anglers. Fishing boats, kayaks, canoes and all sorts of pleasure boats provide access to fishing all around the lake. Plenty of structure in the form of points, humps, ledges, trees and brush all provide cover for fish and prey alike.

Primary fish species residing in Champion Creek Lake

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Largemouth bass Channel catfish Flathead catfish Blue catfish White crappie Bluegill White Bass

Champion Creek Reservoir Amenities

Marina: NO
Boat Rental: NO
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: NEARBY
Lodging: NEARBY
Convenience Store: NEARBY
Bait & Tackle: YES
Restaurant: NEARBY

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Boating is also a favored activity on Champion Creek Reservoir, as the calm and uncrowded waters provide an ideal setting for water-based adventures. Whether it's leisurely cruising, kayaking, or paddleboarding, boaters can enjoy the tranquility and scenic beauty of the reservoir. While motorized boats are not allowed on Champion Creek Reservoir, non-motorized watercraft offer an opportunity to explore the water and appreciate the peaceful surroundings.

Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings

Fisher Park Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southeast corner of the lake, off Road 123, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with gravel parking.

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Camping is a popular pastime at Champion Creek Reservoir, allowing visitors to fully embrace the tranquility and natural beauty of the area. The reservoir features camping areas and facilities, providing opportunities for both tent and RV camping. Campers can relax amidst the serene ambiance, enjoy stargazing, and immerse themselves in the peacefulness of the surrounding landscape. Camping at Champion Creek Reservoir offers a chance to disconnect from the fast-paced world and reconnect with nature.

Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Fisher Park Campground - 325 242-2093

Speak Easy RV Park - 325 728-8899

Champion Creek Reservoir TX Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Champion Creek Reservoir
Fisher Park
7134 W CR 123
Colorado City, Texas
325 242-2093


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