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Area fishing may have turned a corner

Killeen Daily Herald

Date: 9/18/2014 2:34:00 AM

Maybe, hopefully, possibly, fishing conditions are finally getting better. “I’ve been hearing some good things are happening at Belton Lake,” said Donnie Mathes, a 29-year game warden at Fort Hood. “Nothing has been great. But I know Belton has

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Hood hosts annual Sprint event at BLORA

Date: 9/17/2014 10:15:00 PM

John Brothers and Andrew Watson, both with the Baylor Triathlon Club, run the trail along Belton Lake on the last leg of the 2014 Sprint Duathlon at BLORA. Watson finished in first place, with Brothers following for a close second-place finish during the

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Internship program gives WTU soldiers opportunities

Killeen Daily Herald

Date: 9/11/2014 12:25:00 AM

He inspects the grounds and helps maintain a pristine recreational area for the many visitors who venture to Stillhouse Hollow and Belton Lake on a weekly basis. It’s a pretty good gig for an E-4. “I get the same scenery people are paying money to see

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Cheapest cities you will want to live in

Yahoo Finance

Date: 9/4/2014 9:18:00 AM

Nearby Belton Lake is a playground for boaters and anglers. Culture lovers head over to the Cultural Activities Center for concerts, theater performances and art exhibits. Temple Mall, in addition to housing the aforementioned Macy's, is also home to the

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Officials recover body from central Texas lake

Arkansas Online

Date: 9/4/2014 8:06:00 AM

The Bell County sheriff's office said the body was found at Belton Lake near Temple about 1 p.m. Wednesday. Officials have not released any additional information. A witness told police that a man fell from a boat and into the water about 9:30 a.m. KCEN-TV

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• River: Leon River
• Surface Area: 12,385 Acres
• Maximum Depth: 124 feet
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. Fishing is a popular activity among many lake goers.

The 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.

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