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Belton Lake's Pier 36 Reopens Through November 8


Date: 9/28/2015 5:27:00 PM

BELTON LAKE -- Pier 36 was shut down by the Army Corps of Engineers August 28th due to multiple safety issues. Dock workers have spent the last month repairing walkways and re-attaching railings. Electricity, water, and septic services also had to be restored

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Area expert: Belton Lake ‘has been very good’

Killeen Daily Herald

Date: 9/25/2015 2:35:00 AM

Area angling expert Bob Maindelle said fishing in the area over the past week has been consistently good. “We’ve had very stable weather and therefore good, predictable fishing,” said Maindelle, owner of Holding The Line Guide Service. “The fishing

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Operator announced for new Lake Belton marina

KXXV-TV News 25

Date: 9/23/2015 2:03:00 PM

“We are pleased the Corps of Engineers has been able to work through this difficult situation to establish a new marina operator at Belton Lake,” said District Commander, Col. Calvin Hudson. “We are confident that North Point Yacht Club will be able

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Fitness first

Killeen Daily Herald

Date: 9/23/2015 4:22:00 AM

For more information, contact Chaplain S.R. Handy at 254-288-8849 or 254-288-8850. Running event: The Army Shadow 10-Miler run will take place at 8 a.m. at the Belton Lake Outdoor Recreation Area. On-site registration on the day of the race is from 7 to 8

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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announce selection of a new marina operator at Belton Lake

United States Army

Date: 9/21/2015 3:35:00 PM

FORT WORTH, Texas – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced today that North Point Yacht Club has been selected to operate a new marina at Belton Lake. The selection is part of the process to award a competitive lease of a commercial concession

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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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