Belton Lake Fishing Guide

Belton Lake (Belton Reservoir) surface area is 12,385 acres, with a maximum depth: 124 feet thats at 594 feet in elevation that is located 5 miles northwest of Belton, Texas, United States. The lake extends into both Bell County and Coryell County.

Belton Lake offers great fishing for Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Striped Bass, White Bass, Spotted Bass, Hybrid Bass, Yellow Bass, Trout, Walleye, Sunfish, Bluegill, Black Crappie, White Crappie, Channel Catfish and Flathead Catfish.

Bank fishing is allowed around the lake except in restricted areas, swim beaches and boat ramps.

Belton Lake Marinas

Belton Lake Boat Rentals

Belton Lake Fishing Limits & Restrictions

  • Largemouth Bass
    6 per day
    12″ minimum
  • Smallmouth Bass
    6 per day
    12″ minimum
  • White Bass:
    25 per day
    10" minimum
  • Yellow Bass
    No limit or length
  • Spotted Bass:
    5 per day
    Any combination of bass species
  • Striped Bass / Hybrid Bass:
    5 per day
    18" minimum
  • Black & White Crappie
    25 combination of black and white
    10″ minimum
  • Walleye
    5 per day
    Only two can be under 16 inches
  • Trout:
    5 in any combination
    No minimum length requirements.
  • Catfish:
    25 in any combination/subspecies
  • Catfish Flathead:
    5 per day
    18" minimum
  • Panfish:
    No size or limit


Directions to Belton Lake Reservoir

Belton Lake is located on the Leon River in Bell and Coryell counties, 5 miles northwest of the City of Belton off FM 317.

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