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Guide to fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, blue catfish, black crappie, white crappie, bluegill, green sunfish, tilapia, white bass, hybrid striped bass and longnose gar at Medina Lake in Central Texas.

Medina Lake, TX

Over 100 miles of shoreline await anglers at Medina Lake, a 5,400-acre lake in the south-central part of the state, at Mico. Bass, hybrid stripers, catfish, crappie, bluegill, sunfish and gar all reside in this normally clear lake. The species which tend to school, follow the baitfish from shallow in spring and fall, to deeper in winter and summer.

Medina Lake, situated in South Texas, is a popular destination for fishing enthusiasts seeking an enjoyable angling experience. The lake offers excellent fishing opportunities, attracting anglers of all levels. Largemouth bass is the primary target for many fishermen at Medina Lake. With its submerged structure, rocky points, and brush piles, the lake provides an ideal habitat for bass, making it a favored spot for bass fishing enthusiasts. Anglers can also find other popular species such as catfish, crappie, and sunfish, ensuring a diverse and exciting fishing adventure.

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Catfish are catchable year round and tend to hang around creek channels in major coves. Several boat launch ramps simplify launching all types of watercraft. Pleasure boats, ski boats, pontoons and a variety of fishing boats are all popular here. Bank fishing, or fishing from a canoe or kayak, are popular here. Kayaks can be rented at several places around the lake.

Primary fish species residing in Medina Lake

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

Medina Lake 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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Boating is a favored activity on Medina Lake, as the lake's calm waters and picturesque surroundings make it an ideal setting for water-based fun. Whether it's leisurely cruising, water skiing, or simply enjoying a boat ride, there is ample space for boaters to indulge in their favorite activities. Medina Lake features boat ramps and marinas, ensuring easy access for boating enthusiasts. The serene ambiance and scenic beauty of the lake create a delightful environment for boating adventures.

Fishing Boat Rentals

Wallys Watersports Rental
Rentals: Kayaks
210 859-5246

Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings

Bandera County Medina Lake Park Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, on the north side of the lake, off Park Road 37, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and gravel parking.

Red Cove Cafe & Marina Boat Launch
Located in the southeast corner of the lake, off Road 2611, this is a three-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and gravel parking.


Red Cove Cafe & Marina
255 Co Rd 2611
Mico, TX 78056
830 751-2902

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Camping is a popular pastime at Medina Lake, offering visitors the opportunity to immerse themselves in the natural beauty of the area and enjoy a peaceful retreat. The lake provides several campgrounds, accommodating both tent and RV campers. Campers can relax amidst the serene ambiance, enjoy nature walks, and spend evenings by campfires beneath the starry sky. Camping at Medina Lake allows visitors to disconnect from the hustle and bustle of daily life and reconnect with the tranquility of the outdoors.

Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Lake Medina RV Resort830 751-2640

Medina Lake RV Campground - 830 751-2444

Medina Lake Springs RV & Camping - 210 342-1717

Harbour RV Resort - 210 995-0125

Cousin's Point Lakefront RV Resort - 210 392-9402

Joe's Place Marina & Resort Campground - 830 612-3775

Medina Lake TX Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Medina Lake
Joe's Place Marina & Resort
200 CR 2620
Mico, Texas 78056
830 612-3775


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Medina Lake offers respectable bass, hybrid striper and white bass fishing in Central TX.

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