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Guide to fishing for largemouth bass, spotted bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, blue catfish, black crappie, white crappie, bluegill, longear sunfish, redear sunfish, tilapia, white bass, yellow bass, striped bass, hybrid striped bass, bowfin and longnose gar at Lake Conroe in East Texas.

Lake Conroe, TX

Known for quality largemouth bass fishing, Lake Conroe is a 20,000-acre lake in the southeast part of the state, at Conroe, TX. Striped bass, hybrid stripers, and white bass also populate this picturesque fishery. Additionally, three species of catfish, multiple sunfish, bowfin and gar reside here. There are over 150 miles of shoreline to explore and wet a line.

Lake Conroe, located in Southeast Texas, is a popular destination for fishing enthusiasts seeking a rewarding angling experience. The lake offers excellent fishing opportunities, attracting anglers of all skill levels. Largemouth bass is the prized target for many fishermen at Lake Conroe. The lake's structure, submerged brush, and boat docks provide ideal habitat for bass, making it a haven for both recreational anglers and competitive anglers. Anglers can also target other popular species such as catfish, crappie, and sunfish, ensuring a diverse and exciting fishing adventure.

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If you enjoy bank fishing, there is access to the shore from multiple areas around the lake. Boat ramps, marina services, bait and tackle, fishing docks, restaurants, lodging and camping are all easily accessible. Bring a pleasure or fishing boat and enjoy water sports and sight seeing for the entire family. For fishing, canoes and kayaks can be portaged to water from various locations. Spring and fall are shallow fishing time for bass and crappie. Boat docks, shallow brush, rip-rap and aquatic vegetation are great places to start. During summer and winter the fish move deeper and relate to river channels, humps, ledges and deeper points. Stripers, hybrids and white bass tend to follow the schools of baitfish. Catfish are catch able year round using cut bait or stink baits.

Primary fish species residing in Lake Conroe

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Largemouth bass Spotted bass Channel catfish Flathead catfish Blue catfish Black crappie White crappie Bluegill Longear Sunfish Redear Sunfish Tilapia White Bass Yellow Bass Striped bass Hybrid Striped Bass Bowfin Longnose gar

Lake Conroe 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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Another popular activity on Lake Conroe is boating, as the lake's expansive waters and scenic surroundings make it a perfect setting for water-based fun. Whether it's cruising, water skiing, or simply enjoying a leisurely boat ride, boaters have plenty of space to indulge in their favorite activities. Lake Conroe features multiple boat ramps and marinas, ensuring easy access for boating enthusiasts. The calm waters and beautiful shoreline of the lake create a delightful environment for boating adventures.

Fishing Boat Rentals

Einstein Boat Rental
Rentals: Deck boats and pontoons
936 582-7308

Lake Conroe Boat Rentals
Rentals: Pontoon boats and kayaks
903 300-2628

Conroe Rental Boats
Rentals: Pontoon boats
936 463-1705

Lakeview Marina & Boat Rentals
Rentals: Pontoon boats
936 588-3190

Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings

April Plaza Marina & Boat Ramp
Located in the southwest corner of the lake, off Highway 105, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Bentwater Marina Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the northwest corner of the lake, off Bentwater Harbor Drive, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Calvary Road Boat Launch
Located in the northeast corner of the lake, at the east end of the Calvary Road Bridge, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with gravel parking.

Conroe Boat Ramp 830
Located mid lake, east side, off Highway 830, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with docks and paved parking.

Grand Harbor /Harbor Side Boat Dock
Located mid lake, west side, at the north end of the Walden Road Bridge, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp limited, gravel parking.

Lakeview Marina Boat Ramp
Located in the southwest corner of the lake, just west of the Lake Conroe Dam, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Lochness Marina Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the northeast corner of the lake, off Calvary Road, this is a three-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Piney Shores Boat Ramp
Located in the southeast corner of the lake, off Lady Lane, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Scott’s Ridge Boat Ramp
Located in the northwest corner of the lake, off Scotts Ridge Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with paved parking.


Lakeview Marina & Boat Rentals
880 Beach Walk Blvd
Conroe, TX 77304
936 588-3190

Lochness Marina & RV Park
14560 Calvary Rd
Willis, TX 77318
936 890-5400

Palms Marina
11880 Palms Marina Drive
Willis, TX 77318
936 856-6423

Pier 105 Marina
15525 Marina Dr
Montgomery, TX 77356
936 588-1126

Safe Harbor Walden
12050 Melville Dr
Montgomery, TX 77356
936 582-1060

Waterpoint Marina on Lake Conroe
15264 TX-105 #220
Montgomery, TX 77356
936 788-2628

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Camping is a popular pastime at Lake Conroe, providing visitors with the opportunity to immerse themselves in the natural beauty of the area and enjoy a tranquil getaway. The lake offers several campgrounds, accommodating both tent and RV campers. Campers can relish the peaceful ambiance, enjoy nature walks or birdwatching, and spend evenings by campfires beneath the starry sky. Camping at Lake Conroe allows visitors to disconnect from the daily routine and connect with nature in a serene setting.

Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Lake Conroe RV Resort - 936 494-5730

Lochness Marina & RV Park - 936 890-5400

Camp Agnes Arnold Campground - 936 890-2214

Willis RV Park On Lake Conroe - 713 899-4380

Thousand Trails RV Park - 936 856-7888

RV Park On the Lake - 936 890-2375

Sunset Shores On Lake Conroe RV Park - 936 890-1587

Bishop's Landing Rv Resort - 936 856-2949

Venice on the Lake RV Park - 936 856-1110

Cagle Recreation Area Campground - 936 344-6205

Stubblefield Recreation Area Campground - 936 344-6205

Omega Farms RV Park - 936 890-3800

Lake Conroe TX Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Lake Conroe
San Jacinto River Authority
Conroe Project Office
PO Box 329
Conroe, Texas 77305
936 588-1111


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