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O.H. Ivie Lake, TX

Popular Fish Species O H Ivie Lake, TX

O H Ivie Lake Popular Fish - Largemouth Bass

Largemouth Bass Fishing

Currently, largemouth bass are thriving in O H Ivie Lake due to excellent fisheries management and plenty of cover for both baitfish and bass. Fishing for largemouth bass is good virtually any time they are shallow - in spring, mornings in summer, and during warm fall afternoons. Use shallow crankbaits around rip rap. Around grass use worms, jigs, topwater and spinnerbaits. In deeper water, big worms, jigs and spoons are three good weapons. In winter, spend your time on deeper structure. Smallmouth bass can also be caught here.

O H Ivie Lake Popular Fish - Channel Catfish

Channel Catfish Fishing

This year a healthy population of channel cats populate the waters of O H Ivie Lake, and can be found all around the lake. Fishing for channel catfish is often productive around any kind of structure in the area. Road beds, creek channels and rocky points are all good places to begin. Use a slip sinker or Carolina rig with popular catfish baits. Other catfish in the lake include flathead and blue catfish.

O H Ivie Lake Popular Fish White Crappie

White Crappie

Plenty of healthy white crappie reside in O H Ivie Lake, as they are making a nice comeback this year. The fish population is healthy and crappie fishing is excellent. Crappie always like cover and structure, so locate shallow brush and vegetation in spring and fall focusing on the 8 to 12 foot range. As the crappie move deep in summer and winter, follow points out to as deep as 30 to 35 feet, as well as ledges near channels at these depths.

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Guide to fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, blue catfish, black crappie, white crappie, bluegill, white bass, striped bass, hybrid striped bass and longnose gar at Lake O H Ivie in Central Texas.

Loaded with cover and sporting a wide variety of fish species, O H Ivie Lake (O H Ivie Reservoir) is a 19,000-acre lake in the central part of the state, at Concho. Bass, crappie, catfish, white bass, stripers, hybrids and gar all populate this reservoir with vast amounts of trees, brush and aquatic vegetation.

O.H. Ivie Lake, located in West Central Texas, is a popular destination for fishing enthusiasts seeking an exceptional angling experience. The lake offers excellent fishing opportunities, attracting anglers from near and far. Largemouth bass is the prized target for many fishermen at O.H. Ivie Lake. With its expansive size, submerged structures, and abundant vegetation, the lake provides an ideal habitat for bass, making it a favorite spot for bass fishing enthusiasts. Anglers can also find other popular species such as catfish, crappie, and sunfish, ensuring a diverse and thrilling fishing adventure.

Much of the many miles of shoreline are accessible to those preferring to fish from the bank. There are plenty of places to portage a kayak or canoe, and boat launch ramps for launching all type of boats - including bass boats, pleasure boats, ski boats and other watercraft.

Primary fish species residing in Lake O H Ivie

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

O H Ivie Lake Amenities

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

Today's Weather & Forecast

Boating is a favored activity on O.H. Ivie Lake, as the lake's vast 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 enjoy their preferred activities. O.H. Ivie Lake features multiple boat ramps and marinas, ensuring easy access for boating enthusiasts. The calm waters and picturesque landscapes of the lake create a delightful environment for boating adventures.

Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings

Concho Park Boat Ramp
Located mid lake, on the south side of the lake, off Recreational Road 11, this is an eight-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and gravel parking.

Gobbler Road Boat Launch
Located mid lake, west side, off Gobbler Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and gravel parking.

Kennedy Park Boat Ramp
Located on the east side of the lake, west side, off Recreational Road 10, this is a four-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Padgitt Recreation Area Boat Ramp
Located mid lake, on the north side of the lake, off Recreational Road 9, this is a four-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and gravel parking.


Concho Park Marina
24282 Recreational Rd 11
Millersview, TX 76862
325 357-4466

Fishing Guides On O H Ivie Lake

The O H Ivie Fishing Guide - bass

Dsmithfishing - bass

Morris Fishing Guide Service - bass, catfish, white bass

If you offer fishing guide services on O H Ivie Lake, please contact us for a free listing to be posted here.

Fishing License

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Camping is a popular pastime at O.H. Ivie 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 O.H. Ivie 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

Elm Creek Village Motel & RV Park Campground - 325 357-4776

Concho Park Marina RV Park & Campground - 325 357-4466

O H Ivie Lake TX Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

O H Ivie Lake
Concho Park Marina
24282 RR 11
Millersview, TX 76862
325 357-4466


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