Latest Fishing Reports for Belton Lake

Belton Lake is a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reservoir on the Leon River in the Brazos River basin, 5 miles (8 km) northwest of Belton, Texas, USA. The lake extends into both Bell County and Coryell County. Belton Dam and the lake are both managed by the Fort Worth District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The reservoir was officially impounded in 1954, and serves to provide flood control and drinking water for Belton, Temple, and the surrounding communities. Belton Lake is a popular recreational destination.

from Texas Parks & Wildlife Department

Water stained; 76-80 degrees; 6.87' low. Black bass are fair on watermelon spinnerbaits and crankbaits. Hybrid striper are fair on silver striper jigs. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows and blue tube jigs. Channel and blue catfish are fair on shrimp and stinkbait. Yellow catfish are slow.


from Texas Parks & Wildlife Department

Water stained; 68-72 degrees; 7.64' low. Black bass are good trolling Rat-L-Traps. Hybrid striper are good on shad in 20 feet. White bass are slow. Crappie are good on minnows under lights at night. Channel and blue catfish are good on stinkbait. Yellow catfish are good on trotlines and juglines baited with live perch and live shad.


from Texas Parks & Wildlife Department

Water clear; 68-72 degrees; 7.89' low. Black bass are good trolling Rat-L-Traps. Hybrid striper are good on shad in 20 feet. White bass are slow. Crappie are good on minnows under lights at night. Channel and blue catfish are good on stinkbait. Yellow catfish are good on trotlines and juglines baited with live perch and live shad.


from Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

Water clear; 66-70 degrees; 8.01' low. Black bass are slow. Hybrid striper are good on shad and chrome slabs. White bass are good on silver slabs. Crappie are excellent on minnows and white riversides. Channel and blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.


from Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

Water clear; 66-70 degrees; 7.80' low. Black bass are slow. Hybrid striper are good on shad and chrome slabs. White bass are good on silver slabs. Crappie are excellent on minnows and white riversides. Channel and blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.


from Texas Parks & Wildlife Department

Water clear; 65-69 degrees; 7.62' low. Black bass are good on watermelon crankbaits and spinnerbaits. Hybrid striper are slow. White bass are good on minnows and white riversides under lights at night. Crappie are good on minnows and white riversides. Channel and blue catfish are good on hot dogs, shrimp, Spam, and frozen shad. Yellow catfish are good on juglines baited with live perch.


from Texas Parks & Wildlife Department

Water clear; 65-69 degrees; 7.50' low. Black bass are fair on Rat-L-Traps and spinnerbaits. Hybrid striper are good on live shad in coves. White bass are good on spinnerbaits and watermelon jigs. Crappie are very good on minnows early and under lights at night. Channel and blue catfish are good on stinkbait and hot dogs. Yellow catfish are fair on trotlines and throwlines baited with live perch.


from Texas Parks & Wildlife Department

Water clear; 58-62 degrees; 7.41' low. Black bass are fair on Rat-L-Traps and spinnerbaits. Hybrid striper are good on live shad in coves. White bass are good on spinnerbaits and watermelon jigs. Crappie are very good on minnows early and under lights at night. Channel and blue catfish are good on stinkbait and hot dogs. Yellow catfish are fair on trotlines and throwlines baited with live perch.






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