Thursday, February 21, 2008

Eagle Mountain Lake

Eagle Mountain Lake is a popular lake located in Tarrant County bordering Azle and Fort Worth. Many people live along Eagle Mountain Lake, as there are many master planned communities and new homebuilders offering custom homes in the Eagle Mountain Lake area.

Location: On the West Fork Trinity River, just north of Fort Worth and Lake Worth in Tarrant

County Surface area: 8,738 acresMaximum depth: 47 feetImpounded: 1932

Water Conditions
Current Lake Level

Conservation Pool

Elevation: 649 ft. msl
Fluctuation: 2-9 feet
Normal Clarity: Clear in the lower end near the dam, stained in the upper end
Reservoir Controlling Authority
Tarrant Regional Water District
10201 North Shore Drive
Fort Worth, Texas 76135
(817) 237-8585

Aquatic Vegetation
Very little at present; controlling authority has initiated attempts to establish native aquatic vegetation in the reservoir.

Predominant Fish Species
Largemouth bass
Spotted bass
Channel catfish
White bass
White crappie
Lake Records-->Stocking History

Statewide regulations apply to all fishes.
Angling Opportunities
Eagle Mountain has most of Texas' most popular sport fishes including largemouth bass, spotted bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, white bass, and white crappie.

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