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Fishing Lake Buchanan

Lake Buchanan is a 23,060-acre lake located on the Lower Colorado River. The area surrounding its 124 miles of shoreline is filled with fantastic wildlife, including a variety of species of birds. In fact, when fishing Lake Buchanan you can expect excellent Striped Bass fishing if you follow the birds to the fish.

It’s not just Striped Bass fishing on Lake Buchanan that’s a fun time a variety of other species of fish including Crappie, Largemouth Bass, White Bass, Sunfish, Channel Catfish, and Blue Catfish.
  • Known For

    Lake Buchanan is known as a fantastic White Bass and Striped Bass fishery, but its also known for a variety of other wildlife activities for the whole family to enjoy. Lake Buchanan provides adventure goers with bird watching for Bald Eagles, hiking, and some of the best scenic views of the Texas Hill Country the state of Texas has to offer.

  • Fishing Licenses and Regulations

    For the most part, fishing in Lake Buchanan requires following the state-wide size requirements and bag limits set by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. Anglers 17 years and older will need to purchase a valid freshwater fishing license online or at your local sporting goods store.

    People looking to experience the sport of bow fishing on the lake will need to check online and with the LCRA for more information.

  • Lake Buchanan Fishing Tips

    We have gathered the best fishing tips for fishing Lake Buchanan. These fishing tips have been gathered from local Lake Buchanan fishing reports. When you go White Bass fishing try using small crankbaits or small topwater lures. Another great choice for White Bass is a silver spoon.

    Fishing tips for Striped Bass include using downriggers in the summertime with white bucktail jigs and trailers. We recommend a downrigger depth of a little less than 30 feet.

  • Best Season for Fishing Lake Buchanan

    Lake most places to fish in Texas, the best Largemouth Bass fishing is usually found during the spring spawning season. The largemouth Bass will be found in shallow water during this time of year. In fact, the watercolor near Beaver Creek and the Colorado River is a darker color and for visibility reasons, the fish will be forced closer to the shorelines.

    During the month of February, White Bass will start moving up the Colorado River, so the best fishing spots on Lake Buchanan can be found near Beaver Creek. The best time of year for Striped Bass fishing on Lake Buchanan is also during the months of March, April, and May. Live share near large dropoffs is a great place to start.

    Fishing success on any body of water can vary, no matter the time of year, so we recommend booking a fishing trip with one of the many excellent fishing guides in Lake Buchanan, Texas. Doing this will increase not only your odds of a successful day fishing but increase your knowledge of the lake.


What kind of fish are in Lake Buchanan?

Striped bass, Largemouth bass, Channel catfish, White bass, Blue catfish

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