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Guide to fishing for largemouth bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, black crappie, white crappie, rainbow trout, bluegill, redear sunfish, tilapia, longnose gar and spotted gar at Lake Corpus Christi in Central Texas.

Lake Corpus Christi, TX

A great family-vacation destination, Lake Corpus Christi is an 18,000-acre reservoir in the Corpus Christi area, at Lake City, TX. Healthy populations of bass, crappie, white bass, catfish, sunfish, trout and gar all reside in the lake. There are over 200 miles of shoreline to fish by boat, and some areas are accessible for fishing from the bank.

Lake Corpus Christi, situated in South Texas, is a popular destination for fishing enthusiasts seeking an exciting angling experience. The lake offers excellent fishing opportunities, attracting anglers of all skill levels. Largemouth bass is the primary target for many fishermen at Lake Corpus Christi. The lake's structure, submerged vegetation, and ample cover provide an ideal habitat for bass, making it a haven for both recreational anglers and tournament participants. Anglers can also target other sought-after species such as catfish, crappie, white bass, and sunfish, ensuring a diverse and thrilling fishing adventure.

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Aquatic vegetation, brush, timber, boat docks and rocky areas provide cover for the fishery. Multiple boat ramps are available to the public, as well as a fish cleaning station. Cruise the lake, water ski and go sight seeing with your pleasure boat or pontoon. Find plenty of places to wet a line from a fishing boat, canoe or kayak (available for rent at the lake).

Primary fish species residing in Lake Corpus Christi

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Largemouth bass Channel catfish Flathead catfish Black crappie White crappie Rainbow Trout Bluegill Redear Sunfish Tilapia Longnose gar Spotted gar

Lake Corpus Christi Amenities

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

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Boating is also a favored activity on Lake Corpus Christi, as the lake's expansive waters and scenic surroundings make it an ideal 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 Corpus Christi features multiple boat ramps and marinas, ensuring easy access for boating enthusiasts. The calm waters and picturesque shoreline of the lake create a delightful environment for boating adventures.

Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings

Lake City Boat Ramp
Located in the southeast section of the lake, off S Mesquite Drive, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with paved parking.

Main Boat Ramp, Lake Corpus Christi State Park
Located in the southeast corner of the lake, off in Lake Corpus Christi State Park, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Mesquite Boat Ramp
Located in the southeast corner of the lake, off Park Road 25, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with paved parking.

Weber's Boat Landing
Located in the southwest section of the lake, off Carmel Drive, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and gravel parking.

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Camping is a popular pastime at Lake Corpus Christi, offering visitors the opportunity to immerse themselves in the natural beauty of the area and enjoy a tranquil retreat. The lake offers several campgrounds, accommodating both tent and RV campers. Campers can embrace the serene ambiance, enjoy nature walks, and spend evenings by campfires beneath the starry sky. Camping at Lake Corpus Christi allows visitors to disconnect from the busyness of daily life and connect with nature in a peaceful setting.

Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Mustang Hollow Campground - 361 547-5201

Emerald Hill RV Park - 361 660-9177

Lake Corpus Christi State Park - 361 547-2635

Wilderness Lakes RV Resort - 361 547-9995

Lake Corpus Christi RV Park & Marina - 361 644-6892

Lake Corpus Christi TX Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Lake Corpus Christi
Lake Corpus Christi State Park
PO Box 1167
Mathis, TX 78368
361 547-2635


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Corpus Christi Lake in Central Texas.

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Lake Corpus Christi is an ideal place for largemouth bass, catfish and white bass fishing in Central TX.

Fishing on Lake Corpus Christi, in Texas.