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Free fishing event honoring soldiers set for Oct. 11

Killeen Daily Herald

Date: 9/28/2014 2:34:00 AM

The “average” boater/angler owns a boat already set up specifically for fishing for largemouth and smallmouth bass, and has spent at least some time fishing on Belton Lake. Many are amateur tournament anglers who regularly compete in local organized

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AgriLife Extension names new feral hog/wildlife associate for Gatesville area

AgriLife Today

Date: 9/26/2014 1:54:00 PM

and the Leon River Watershed below Proctor Lake and above Belton Lake in Comanche, Hamilton, Erath, Coryell, Mills and Bell counties. It also includes the Plum Creek Watershed in Caldwell, Hays and Travis counties. “Josh is a native Texan who developed

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Giovanni's Italian Restaurant

Killeen Daily Herald

Date: 9/22/2014 11:28:00 AM

Just around the corner from the Belton Lake dam, a wonderful cove with beautiful scenery and diverse wildlife awaits visitors. One moment a doe may be spotted less than 20 feet away and the next a hubcap-sized turtle can be seen floating on the surface of

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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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• 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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