Belton Lake

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595.32 FEET
3/29/2017
Full Pool: 594.0
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BOB MAINDELLE: Killeen, Belton youngsters earn TPWD First Fish Awards

Killeen Daily Herald

Date: 3/25/2017 11:14:00 PM

He and his buddies went on to land 59 fish on this afternoon trip on Belton Lake, including several legal 18-plus-inch hybrid striped bass. The next afternoon, Zoey Garcia, accompanied by her sister, 9-year-old Jozy Ramirez, and her mother, Keike Talley

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Overnight Storm Took Its Toll

BassFan

Date: 3/25/2017 9:15:00 PM

“We’re probably not going to travel across all the states to see it again. Reeder has never fished at Lake Conroe, but fishes Belton Lake, a highly-pressured reservoir near Austin, about four times per week. About an hour before the ballpark doors

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Overnight Storm Took Its Toll

BassFan

Date: 3/25/2017 9:08:00 PM

“We’re probably not going to travel across all the states to see it again. Reeder has never fished at Lake Conroe, but fishes Belton Lake, a highly-pressured reservoir near Austin, about four times per week. About an hour before the ballpark doors

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Texas Team Trail Heads to Belton Lake

Fishing World

Date: 3/24/2017 11:38:00 AM

(Mar 24, 2017 - New Smyrana Beach, FL) The Texas Team Trail (TXTT) presented by Cabela's will host its third regular-season event of the 2017 tournament season on Saturday, April 1 at Belton Lake. The lake is home to some of the best spring bass fishing in

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Texas Team Trail Heads to Belton Lake

thefishingwire.com

Date: 3/23/2017 11:23:00 PM

Record payouts, exceptional fishing expected for third TXTT event of 2017 NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. – The Texas Team Trail (TXTT) presented by Cabela's will host its third regular-season event of the 2017 tournament season on Saturday, April 1 at Belton Lake

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• River: Leon River
• Length: 136 Miles
• Surface Area: 12,385 Acres
• Volume: 435,225 Acre Feet
• Maximum Depth: 124 feet
With 136 miles of shoreline, Lake Benton visitors enjoy boating, camping, picnicking, and nature trails. Largemouth, white, smallmouth, and hybrid striped bass have been stocked, as well as catfish, sunfish, bluegill, crappie, longnose gar, and alligator. Lake Benton is also home to many species of songbirds, hawk, great blue herons, and many other species.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers maintains recreational facilities at the lake, including five parks: Westcliff, Cedar Ridge, Winkler, Live Oak Ridge, and White Flint Park. Boating and swimming are also popular activities on Lake Belton. Camp Kachina, a girl scout's camp, is located on the shores of the lake.

Fishing is a popular activity among many lake goers. Belton Lake has been stocked with varying species of fish including largemouth bass, white bass, smallmouth bass, hybrid striped bass, catfish, sunfish, bluegill, crappie, longnose gar and alligator.

Hawks, great blue herons, ducks, geese, many species of songbirds, bobwhite quail, Rio Grande turkey and even an occasional bald eagle visit the lake area, offering year-round opportunities for birders.

Belton Lake is located on the Leon River in the Brazos River basin in Texas. Belton Dam and the lake are both managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The reservoir was impounded in 1954 and provides flood control, drinking water, and is a popular recreational destination.
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