Guide To Fishing At Lake Ray Roberts
AKA: Ray Roberts Lake
What to fish for...
Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, spotted bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, blue catfish, black crappie, white crappie, bluegill, longear sunfish, warmouth, white bass, striped bass, hybrid striped bass, longnose gar and spotted gar at Ray Roberts Lake in Central Texas.
Over 150 miles of shoreline await anglers at Lake Ray Roberts (Lake Ray Roberts). It is considered one of the top fishing lakes in Texas. This is a 25,000-acre reservoir in the northeast part of the state, at Pilot Point, and host to a wide variety of fish species. Bass, crappie, white bass, catfish, striped bass, hybrid stripers, gar and several species of sunfish all roam these waters.
The lake is well known for guided fishing trips which help you find the big ones, especially bass and catfish. February and March are the best time for lunker bass, and catfish can be caught year round. Winter crappie fishing can be very fruitful on deep structure, especially around brush piles. White bass, striped bass and hybrids follow schools of baitfish as they move shallow in fall and spring, then deeper in winter and summer. Plenty of boat launch ramps are situated around the lake for convenient launching of pleasure and fishing boats of all kinds. Fishing from the bank and canoe or kayak portage is an option at the parks and other locations around the lake. There are marinas, fish-cleaning stations, bait shops, stores, boat rentals and other products and services available for all your fishing, boating and camping needs at Lake Ray Roberts.
Primary fish species residing in Lake Ray Roberts
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Ray Roberts Lake Amenities
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
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Fishing Boat Rentals
Lone Star Marina
Rentals: Kayaks and pontoon boats
Ray Roberts Marina
Rentals: Pontoon boats
Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings
1190 Boat Launch
Located in the southwest corner of the lake, off Road 1190, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with paved parking.
Buck Creek Boat Launch
Located in the northeast corner of the lake, east side, at the south end of the S Ray Roberts Parkway Bridge, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.
Hawthorn Circle Camping Loop Boat Ramp
Located in the southeast corner of the lake, off Hawthorn Circle, this is a two-lane, gravel ramp with paved parking.
Isle Du Bois State Park Boat Launch
Located in the southeast corner of the lake, off Isle Du Bois State Park Road, this is a four-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.
Pecan Creek Boat Ramp
Located in the northwest corner of the lake, east side, at the east end of the E Lone Oak Road Bridge, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.
Ray Roberts Lake State Park, Johnson Branch Unit
Located mid lake, on the north side of the lake, off Johnson State Park Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.
Ray Roberts Lake State Park, Jordan Unit Boat Ramp
Located mid lake, southwest side, off Road 1192, this is a three-lane, concrete ramp with paved parking.
Ray Roberts Marina
1399 Marina Cir
Sanger, TX 76266
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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Lone Oak RV Park - 940 726-6353
Ray Roberts Marina & RV Park - 940 458-7343
River N Lakes RV Park - 940 284-8000
Ray Roberts Lake State Park, Johnson Branch Unit - 940 637-2294
McClain's Longhorn RV Campground - 940 432-3204
Lake Ray Roberts TX Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Ray Roberts Lake
Ray Roberts Marina & RV Park
1399 Marina Cir #146
Sanger, TX 76266
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Lake Ray Roberts offers excellent fishing guided trips for big bass and catfish fishing in Central TX.