Belton Lake

Current Temperature:
75°

Est Water Temperature:
74° (What's This)

Barometric Pressure:
29.98 (Normal)

Wind Speed:
South at 08 Knots (9 MPH)

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Belton Lake General Information
Welcome to FishingNotes.com Belton Lake fishing report page. Here you will find all the information you need to make the best decisions for today's fishing. Current weather including air temperature, barometric pressure, wind speed and direction are continuously updated throughout the day. Belton Lake water temperature is one of the vital statistics included on this page. We also include the moon phase as full and new moons are generally better fishing times. Help in choosing what time to hit the water with daily sunrise and sunset times plus moon rise and moon set times. We would love to hear how your fishing trip went, feel free to share your days success on the community report page. Good luck and we hope you catch a full bag today!

The Belton Stillhouse Lake Office is located 1 mile south of US 190 on FM 1670 in Belton, Texas. Belton Lake is located on the Leon River 16.7 miles upstream of the confluence of the Leon River and the Little River. It is in the northern part of Bell County, Texas about three miles north of the City of Belton and approximately eight miles west of the City of Temple, Texas. The Lake area lies within Bell and Coryell Counties. Belton Lake was completed in 1954 by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to assist with flood damage reduction within the Brazos River Basin. The lake also functions as a water supply, fish and wildlife habitat as well as providing recreation opportunities for the public. [Belton Lake. www.nwk.usace.army.mil, 01/26/2008]
State:
Texas

County:
Bell

Inpoundment Type:
Lake

Surface Area (acres):
12385

Lake Management:
Army Corps

Latitude:
31.198370

Longitude:
-97.532424

Water Clarity:
1-3 ft

Water Temp Factors:


Maximum Depth (ft):
124

Normal Elevation (ft):
594

Boat Access:
Paved Ramps

Boat Limits:
No Restrictions

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Belton Lake Largemouth Bass Fishing

[ Largemouth Bass Info ]
Belton Lake Largemouth Bass Rating:
   3.4/5
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Belton Lake Largemouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Bass are on the points in 2 to 10 foot. waypointguideservice.com
Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
74 degrees in in the largemouth bass prime water temperature range and fishing should be good right now. Baitfish are much more active in this water temperature and the largemouth bass will be feeding aggressively throughout the day. This is a great time of year to be on the water.
Belton Lake Smallmouth Bass Fishing

[ Smallmouth Bass Info ]
Belton Lake Smallmouth Bass Rating:
   2.9/5
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Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Smallmouth bass fishing is going to be pretty slow at this water temperature. Bass will typically start moving much slower and feeding less aggressive until the water temperature starts to get back down to comfortable levels. When the water temperature is up this high, get out fishing early and late and cast in the shallows. When the sun is up it will be time to get out into deeper water, try fishing some drop offs and deep channel bends.
Belton Lake Crappie Fishing

[ Crappie Info ]
Belton Lake Crappie Rating:
   3.5/5
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Crappie Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Crappie prefer this water temperature and will be actively feeding and staying in solid patterns. Baitfish are more active and schooling in all parts of the lake in this water temperature.
Belton Lake Catfish Fishing

[ Catfish Info ]
Belton Lake Catfish Rating:
   3.6/5
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Catfish Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The entire catfish family is very active and actively feeding in this water temperature. All catfish including blue catfish, flathead and channel catfish will be looking for their next meal. Itís perfect time to get on the water and fill the freezer. Good luck out there.
Belton Lake Spotted Bass Fishing

[ Spotted Bass Info ]
Belton Lake Spotted Bass Rating:
   3.5/5
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Spotted Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Spotted bass fishing is going to be pretty slow at this water temperature. Bass will typically start moving much slower and feeding less aggressive until the water temperature starts to get back down to comfortable levels. When the water temperature is up this high, get out fishing early and late and cast in the shallows. When the sun is up it will be time to get out into deeper water, try fishing some drop offs and deep channel bends.
Belton Lake White Bass Fishing

[ White Bass Info ]
Belton Lake White Bass Rating:
   3.8/5
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Belton Lake White Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Troll arond the bridge across the channel above the bridge with white crank bait with green or orange eyes on a cloudy to clear day they cannt reseist
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White Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Belton Lake Striped Bass Fishing

[ Striped Bass Info ]
Belton Lake Striped Bass Rating:
   3.6/5
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Belton Lake Striped Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- fish are relating to the shad, limits are good on live shad. waypointguideservice.com
Striped Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):


Belton Lake Solar and Lunar Conditions
Current Lunar Fishing Tip:
The full moon has just past. The gravitational pull is starting to decrease with the moon and sun being on opposite sides of the planet. Watch the peak fishing times and make sure you are on the water during that part of the day to take full advantage of today's solar/lunar peaks. It's always fun trying something new at the peak times to change things up a bit and test out the Lunar Theory each time you hit the water in close to full and full moon situations. Good luck you there.
Sunrise:
06:34 CST

Moon Phase:

% Illuminated
Days to Full

Sunset:
20:35 CST







Belton Lake Links
State Department of Wildlife and Parks
http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us  

State Fishing Records
http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/fishboat/fis...  

State Fishing Licensee
http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/business/lic...  

State Parks
http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/spdest/  

Texas Bass Tackle
http://www.texasbasstackle.com  

BASSMaster Fishing Membership
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