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About Lake Whitney Texas


If you’re looking for a place to escape, Lake Whitney just might be what you are looking for. Fishing, hunting, skiing, golfing, riding horseback on the scenic equestrian trails, shopping unique small town stores, or just kicking back at a lake cabin watching the golden sunset over the water.


On the Brazos and Nolan rivers off Texas Highway 22, about 30 miles northwest of Waco

  • Surface area: 23,500 acres ( 37 Sq. Miles )
  • Maximum depth: 108 feet
  • Impounded: 1951
  • Shoreline: 225 Miles
  • Maximum width: 4 Miles across
  • Lake Length: 45 River Miles
  • Flood Pool Max: 571ft. msl
  • Conservation Pool Elevation: 533 ft. msl
  • Fluctuation: 4-8 feet annually
  • Normal Clarity: Stained

Predominant Fish Species:

  • Striped
  • White Bass
  • Smallmouth Bass
  • Largemouth Bass
  • Crappie
  • Channel
  • Blue Catfish
  • Flathead Catfish

Aquatic Vegetation:

Willow, bushy pondweed, buttonbush, bulrush, coontail, pondweed, water willow

Reservoir Controlling Authority
US Army Corps of Engineers
285 CR 3602
Clifton, Texas 76634
(254) 694-3189