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Guide to fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, black crappie, white crappie, walleye, rainbow trout, bluegill, green sunfish, warmouth, white bass and yellow perch at Meredith Lake in West Texas.

Meredith Reservoir, TX

Home of the Texas state-record walleye, Lake Meredith is a 16,000-acre lake in the north-central part of the state. Over 100 miles of shoreline tempt anglers in pursuit of a wide variety of fish species. Walleye, trout, bass, crappie, sunfish and white bass all call this productive fishery home.

Lake Meredith, located in the Texas Panhandle, is a popular destination for fishing enthusiasts seeking a rewarding angling experience. The lake offers excellent fishing opportunities, attracting anglers of all levels. Walleye is the prized target for many fishermen at Lake Meredith. With its deep waters, rocky points, and submerged structure, the lake provides an ideal habitat for walleye, making it a favored spot for walleye fishing enthusiasts. Anglers can also target other popular species such as largemouth bass, catfish, crappie, and white bass, ensuring a diverse and exciting fishing adventure.

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Access to the shoreline for fishing from the bank is somewhat limited as much of the shoreline is steep, vertical walls. There are multiple boat launch ramps around the lake making for convenient launching of ski boats, pleasure boats, runabouts, sailboats, bass boats and other fishing boats. Canoes and kayaks can be portaged from several locations around the lake.

Primary fish species residing in Lake Meredith

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Largemouth bass Smallmouth bass Channel catfish Flathead catfish Black crappie White crappie Walleye Rainbow Trout Bluegill Sunfish Warmouth Sunfish White Bass Yellow Perch

Meredith Lake Amenities

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

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Boating is a favored activity on Lake Meredith, as the lake's expansive waters and scenic surroundings make it an ideal setting for water-based fun. Whether it's leisurely cruising, water skiing, or fishing from a boat, there is ample space for boaters to indulge in their favorite activities. Lake Meredith features 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.

Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings

Alibates Boat Ramp
Located in the southeast corner of the lake, off Alibates Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with gravel parking.

Blue West Campground Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, west side, off Blue West Road, this is a three-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Fritch Fortress Boat Ramp
Located mid lake, northeast side, just north of the Fritch Fortress Campground, this is a four-lane, concrete ramp with docks and paved parking.

R&R Boat Ramp
Located mid lake, east side, off Lakeview Drive, this is a three-lane, concrete ramp with paved parking.

Sanford-Yake Boat Ramp
Located in the northeast corner of the lake, off Sanford Yake Road, this is a four-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

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Camping is a popular pastime at Lake Meredith, 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 Lake Meredith 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 Meredith Campground - 806 857-3151

Robin's Roost RV Park - 806 857-3760

Lake Meredith National Recreation Area Campground - 806 857-3151

Coyote Creek Bar and R V Park - 806 395-1785

Ken's RV Park Campground - 806 865-3877

Deluxe Inn Motel & RV Park - 806 273-6494

Lake Meredith TX Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Lake Meredith
Lake Meredith National Recreation Area
419 E Broadway St
Fritch, TX 79036
806 857-3151


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