Belton Lake

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Lake Level
592.56 FEET
9/25/2017
Full Pool: 594.0
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Fort Hood Calendar of Events

forthoodsentinel.com

Date: 9/20/2017 10:21:00 PM

For more information, call 532-5073. Oct. 8 Army Ten-Miler Shadow Run The Army Ten-Miler Shadow Run is set for 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 8 at Belton Lake Outdoor Recreation Area. Cost is $10 for Department of Defense members and $15 for non-DoD members who

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Sports Briefs

forthoodsentinel.com

Date: 9/20/2017 10:15:00 PM

Fort Hood Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation will host the annual Army Ten-Miler Shadow Run at Belton Lake Outdoor Recreation Area at 8 a.m. Oct. 8. Pre-registration is available online at hoodmwr.com and is $10 for Department of Defense cardholders

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New high school in Temple likely to have Belton in name

Temple Daily Telegram

Date: 9/20/2017 4:04:00 PM

Muller presented popular suggestions including “North Belton High School,” “Belton North High School,” “Lake Belton High School,” “Belton Lake High School” and “Belton Memorial High School,” “Belton Lakeview High School

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BOB MAINDELLE: TPWD responds to concerns of odd-shaped fish in Belton Lake

Killeen Daily Herald

Date: 9/16/2017 11:48:00 PM

As a fishing guide, the next best thing to actually being on the water is having trustworthy peers who are willing to share with me their successes and failures, as I do with them, so as to try to stay in touch with what the fish are doing day to day and

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Fort Hood Calendar of Events

forthoodsentinel.com

Date: 9/14/2017 1:00:00 AM

For more information, call 532-5073. Oct. 8 Army Ten-Miler Shadow Run The Army Ten-Miler Shadow Run is set for 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 8 at Belton Lake Outdoor Recreation Area. Cost is $10 for Department of Defense members and $15 for non-DoD members who

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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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