Eagle Mountain Lake
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BOATER ADVISORY:Zebra mussels have invaded this reservoir! CLEAN, DRAIN AND DRY your boat, trailer, livewells/bait buckets, and other gear before traveling to another water body. Draining water is required by law and possession and transport of zebra mussels is illegal.
Location: On the West Fork Trinity River, just north of Fort Worth and Lake Worth in Tarrant County
Surface area: 8,738 acres
Maximum depth: 47 feet
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
Very little at present; controlling authority has initiated attempts to establish native aquatic vegetation in the reservoir.
Predominant Fish Species
Current Fishing Report
Latest Survey Report
Free maps are available from the Tarrant Regional Water District (817) 237-8585.
All species are currently managed under statewide regulations.
Eagle Mountain has most of Texas' most popular sport fishes including largemouth bass, spotted bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, white bass, and white crappie.
The upper portion of the lake has reed beds. The lower and mid lake areas have numerous fishing piers and boat houses that act as cover and structure for fish. Rocky points and bluffs in the lower end of the lake can also hold fish.
Tips & Tactics
Largemouth bass can be found around private boat docks and reed beds. White crappie also utilize the boat houses a habitat and congregate in the lower end of the lake in the summer. Schooling white bass offer a popular summertime fishing opportunity..
Eagle Mountain Lake Catfish Fishing Guide
North Texas Catfish Guide Service offers guided catfish fishing trips on Eagle Mountain Lake in North Texas. Our Eagle Mountain Lake catfish guide trips are a very popular option as the lake is close to both the Dallas and Fort Worth area and Eagle Mountain Lake is a sanctuary amongst the sprawling urban jungle in the DFW Metroplex.
Many anglers prefer our Eagle Mountain lake catfish guide trips not only because of the excellent fishing for blue catfish, channel catfish and flathead catfish but also because of the local accommodations. There is excellent food and dining available on the water through a variety of restaurants and lodging is abundant. You can choose to stay in cabins on Eagle Mountain Lake or rent one of the many lake houses to stay for the weekend and enjoy your time on the water.
Eagle Mountain Lake is located on the West Fork of the Trinity River, just North of Fort Worth and Lake Worth in Tarrant County. Eagle Mountain Lake is a short drive from most areas of Dallas and Fort Worth.
Eagle Mountain Lake impounded in 1932 is an older lake that holds good numbers of Blue Catfish, Channel Catfish and Flathead Catfish and is also home to Trophy Blue Catfish.
Although it is a small lake, it holds a lot of catfish and is a great option for a guided catfish fishing trip with North Texas Catfish Guide Service if you want to stay within a close proximity to Fort Worth Texas.
North Texas Catfish Guide Service launches at Lakeview Marina on the East side of the lake near Eagle Mountain Lake State Park. Trips are excellent all year round and we tailor the fishing trip based on what is biting best during each time of the year.
Fall is an excellent time for catching both blue catfish and channel catfish on our trips and anglers can expect to catch good to excellent numbers of both species of fish on trips during this time and can often times catch some much sought after trophy class blue catfish on rod and reel. This is also often an excellent time to catch the much sought after trophy class blue catfish on rod and reel. The numbers of trophy class blue cats has really increased in recent years and this lake continues to produce excellent fish on our trips.
Winter fishing on our trips continues to be excellent for blue catfish and channel catfish. Flathead catfish are generally not targeted during this time. One of the most popular trips during this time is to target trophy class blue catfish on rod and reel but we can also produce excellent numbers of smaller blue and channel catfish during this time as well.
Spring fishing with is one of the most popular times of the year for catching excellent numbers of blue catfish and channel catfish. The majority of our attention typically focuses on catching shallow water blue catfish and you can expect some fast and furious fishing action during March, April and May.
Summer fishing is typically excellent for channel catfish and some amazing numbers of channel catfish are caught on our fishing trips during this time. These trips typically offer excellent action for channel catfish and the blue catfish bite can be good during this time also. Summer is also an excellent time for night fishing for catfish as well.
Be sure to check our photos and videos pages for some pictures and video of some of the red hot catfishing action we offer!
Eagle Mountain Lake Facts
Location: Eagle Mountain Lake is on the West Fork Trinity River, just north of Fort Worth and Lake Worth in Tarrant County
Size: 9,200 acres
Maximum Depth: 47 feet
Date Impounded: 1932
Normal Water Clarity: Clear in the
lower end near the dam, murky uplake
Water Level Fluctuation: 2-9 feet
Conservation Pool Elevation: 649 ft. msl
“>Current Water Level
Aquatic Vegetation: Very little present. Controlling authority has initiated attempts to establish native aquatic vegetation in the reservoir.
Access/Camping: Three public boat ramps and a number of commercial facilities offer access. Many of these locations also offer courtesy docks, camping, swimming beaches and other amenities.
Fishing Cover/Structure: The upper portion of the lake has reed beds and the lower and mid lake areas have boat has that act as cover and structure for fish.
Eagle Mountain (Half Day)
Pricing & Availability
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Blue Catfish, White Bass
About Your Boat
Boat Type: Bay Boat
Boat Manufacturer: Crestliner
Boat Length: 22 ft
Engine Manufacturer: Mercury
Number of Engines: 1
Total Horsepower: 150 hp
Additional Amenities: GPS, Fishfinder, Live Bait Well, Wireless Trolling Motor
About Your Guide
Kolby Kuhn of Final Cast Guide Service has always enjoyed fishing from an early age, and he's spent a lot of time doing it! Throughout the years, he's learned how to consistently catch fish and it was an easy decision when he chose to do what he loves for a living with others....Read More
Kolby enjoys teaching others and loves being a part of his groups' great memories on the water.
Kolby works hard to put groups on fish and looks forward to hosting your next day on the water with Last Cast Guide Service!
December 14, 2019
Kolby was pleasant, easy going, professional and knowledgeable. He spent time patiently working with my 6 and 9 year old kids and my dad and I had a great time fishing. I recommend Kolby and his services highly, he provided a wonderful and memorable experience for my family.
January 5, 2020
Colby is a great fishing guide who is very attentive to all your fishing needs while you are on his boat. He works very hard to find and put you on fish. I highly recommend him. You will not be sorry you chose his fishing guide service. ...Read More Excellent service! +Donald Connell
March 20, 2020
Great Day with Kobey Kuhn! The Captain and Boat were fantastic! One of the Greatest Fishing trip ever!
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Amenities and Information
Gear & Packing
Rods, reels, tackle
At an Additional Rate
No added costs.
Hat, sunscreen, polarized sunglasses
Texas freshwater fishing license
Things to Keep in Mind
Payment & Tipping
After paying the deposit, a QR Code will be emailed to you. On the day of the trip, your guide will scan your QR code to automatically transfer the remaining balance. The only cash needed is for a customary tip (we recommend 20%).
The deposit for this trip is non-refundable.
6500 Wells Burnett Rd, Fort Worth, TX 76135, United States
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Fishing in Eagle Mountain Lake
Eagle Mountain Lake is known as one of the best fishing spots near Fort Worth, TX, The lake is located on the West Fork of the Trinity River and is a smaller lake at 8,738 acres.
Fishing Licenses and Regulations
The fishing tips for this like all point to the lower end of the lake for the best places to catch fish. The rocky points, reed beds, and boat docks are the places to target with your fishing guide.
The best season for fishing Eagle Mountain Lake is during the summer for crappie and white bass. For crappie fishing spots, try the lower end of the lake around boat houses and structured habitat. White Bass will school during the summer evenings in open water. If you arent sure when the best time is to go fishing or where the fishing spots on Eagle Mountain are located, then book a fishing guide service and you can learn from the people who are on the water more than anybody.
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