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Guide to fishing for largemouth bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, blue catfish, white crappie, walleye, bluegill and white bass at White River Lake in West Texas.

White River Reservoir, TX

An option for fishing in the northern part of the Texas panhandle, White River Reservoir is a 1,400-acre lake, 40 miles east of Lubbock. Almost 25 miles of shoreline await anglers fishing from a boat. There are also many areas accessible for fishing from the bank. Portage a kayak or canoe, or use one of the boat launch ramps for launching all types of pleasure and fishing boats.

White River Reservoir, located in West Texas, is a hidden gem for fishing enthusiasts seeking a unique angling experience. The reservoir offers excellent fishing opportunities, attracting anglers of all levels. White bass is the prized target for many fishermen at White River Reservoir. With its deep waters, submerged structure, and ample forage, the reservoir provides an ideal habitat for white bass, making it a favored spot for white bass fishing enthusiasts. Anglers can also target other popular species such as catfish and crappie, ensuring a diverse and exciting fishing adventure.

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The lake has populations of bass, catfish, crappie, walleye, white bass and bluegill. Lunker bass and walleye are the two main targets here. The lake record bass exceeds 13 pounds. Spring is best for both species, while catfish fishing is good year round.

Primary fish species residing in White River Reservoir

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Largemouth bass Channel catfish Flathead catfish Blue catfish White crappie Walleye Bluegill White Bass

White River Reservoir Amenities

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

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Boating is a favored activity on White River Reservoir, as the reservoir's calm 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. White River Reservoir features boat ramps, ensuring easy access for boating enthusiasts. The serene ambiance and picturesque landscapes of the reservoir create a delightful environment for boating adventures.

Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings

Marina Road Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southwest section of the lake, off Marina Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

River Quest Road Boat Launch
Located in the southeast corner of the lake, off River Crest Road, this is a two one-lane, concrete ramps with a dock and paved parking.


White River Marina
HCR 2 Box 127
Spur TX, 79370
806 263-4244

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Camping is a popular pastime at White River Reservoir, offering visitors the opportunity to immerse themselves in the natural beauty of the area and enjoy a peaceful retreat. The reservoir provides camping options, 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 White River Reservoir allows visitors to disconnect from the hustle and bustle of daily life and reconnect with the tranquility of the outdoors.

Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

White River Marina Campground - 806 263-4244

River Crest Road Campground - 806 263-4240

Central Park Campground - 806 294-5273

White River Reservoir TX Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

White River Reservoir
White River Marina
HCR 2 Box 127
Spur TX, 79370
806 263-4244


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White River Reservoir in West Texas.

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White River Reservoir offers fishing for walleye and lunker bass in West TX.

Fishing on White River Reservoir, in Texas.