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Fishing At Lake Stamford

AKA: Stamford Reservoir

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Fishing for largemouth bass, channel catfish, blue catfish, white crappie, bluegill, white bass, hybrid striped bass and longnose gar at Stamford Lake in Central Texas.

With water levels that fluctuate drastically, Lake Stamford (Stamford Reservoir) can be a new challenge each time you fish it. This 5,000-acre lake in the north-central part of the state, at Stamford, has populations of catfish, bass, crappie, gar, bluegill, white bass and hybrid stripers. Crappie are a steady standby here, always relating to timber, brush or drop offs - depth varies with season. Bass move shallow in spring and fall, hanging around vegetation, then move deeper in summer and winter where they can be found on points, islands, humps, ledges and creek channels. Excellent boat ramps facilitate launching of big pleasure boats and pontoons to smaller fishing boats. Campgrounds around the lake provide access to the shoreline for bank fishing and portage of canoes and kayaks.

Primary fish species residing in Lake Stamford

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

Lake Stamford Amenities

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

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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Stamford Marina Campground - 325 773-2095

Anchor Marina Campground - 940 864-3779

Davis RV Park - 325 773-3704

Cowboy Trails RV Village - 325 773-3777

Lake Stamford TX Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Lake Stamford
Lake Stamford Marina
120 Stamford Marina Drive
Haskell, TX 79521
325 773-2095

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At times, Lake Stamford offers decent crappie fishing in Central TX.

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