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Guide to fishing for largemouth bass, spotted bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, blue catfish, black crappie, white crappie, bluegill, longear sunfish, tilapia, white bass, yellow bass, striped bass, hybrid striped bass and bowfin at Lake Houston in East Texas.

Lake Houston, TX

Providing a wide variety of fish species for anglers, Lake Houston is an 11,800-acre lake in the southeast part of Texas, at Houston. Bass crappie and bluegill top the list of angler interest here, but the lake also supports respectable populations of catfish, sunfish, striped bass, hybrid stripers and bowfin.

Lake Houston, located in Southeast Texas, is a popular destination for fishing enthusiasts seeking an exciting angling experience. The lake offers excellent fishing opportunities, attracting anglers of all skill levels. Largemouth bass is the primary target for many fishermen at Lake Houston. The lake's abundant structure, submerged vegetation, and boat docks provide an ideal habitat for bass, making it a favored spot for bass fishing enthusiasts. Anglers can also find other popular species such as catfish, crappie, white bass, and sunfish, ensuring a diverse and thrilling fishing adventure.

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Most of the shoreline around the lake is not accessible for fishing from the bank. However, there are a few areas with access. Kayaks and canoes can provide access to fishing areas, and there are boat launch ramps to facilitate launching of all types of boats for fishing, water sports and sightseeing. Marinas on the water serve the boating and fishing visitors with standard marina products and services.

Primary fish species residing in Lake Houston

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Largemouth bass Spotted bass Channel catfish Flathead catfish Blue catfish Black crappie White crappie Bluegill Longear Sunfish Tilapia White Bass Yellow Bass Striped bass Hybrid Striped Bass Bowfin

Lake Houston Amenities

Marina: YES
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: NEARBY
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Restaurant: YES

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Boating is a favored activity on Lake Houston, as the lake's expansive waters and picturesque surroundings make it an ideal setting for water-based fun. Whether it's leisurely cruising, water skiing, or simply enjoying a boat ride, there is ample space for boaters to indulge in their favorite activities. Lake Houston features multiple boat ramps and marinas, ensuring easy access for boating enthusiasts. The calm waters and beautiful shoreline of the lake create a delightful environment for boating adventures.

Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings

Alexander Deussen Boat & Kayak Launch Ramps
Located in the southwest corner of the lake, off Deussen Drive, the boat ramp is a two-lane, concrete ramp with docks and paved parking. There is also a kayak launch ramp.

BJ's Marina Boat Launch
Located in the northeast corner of the lake, off Calvin Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with gravel parking.

Newport Lake Houston Access & Boat Ramp
Located in the southeast corner of the lake, off near the east end of the dam, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and gravel parking.

Walden Boat Ramp
Located in the northwest corner of the lake, off Nehoc Lane, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and gravel parking.


Lake Houston Marina
10611 FM 1960
Huffman, TX 77336
281 324-1264

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Camping is a popular pastime at Lake Houston, offering visitors the opportunity to immerse themselves in the natural beauty of the area and enjoy a peaceful retreat. The lake provides several campgrounds, accommodating both tent and RV campers. Campers can relax amidst the serene ambiance, enjoy nature walks, and spend evenings by campfires beneath the starry sky. Camping at Lake Houston allows visitors to disconnect from the hustle and bustle of daily life and reconnect with the tranquility of the outdoors.

Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Eastlake RV Resort - 832 243-6919

Lake Houston Marina Campground - 281 324-1264

Lake Houston Wilderness Park Campground - 832 395-7690

Lone Star Lakes RV Park - 281 399-8977

Lake Houston TX Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Lake Houston
Lake Houston Area Chamber
110 West Main Street
Humble, TX 77338
281 446-2128


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