Located on the main stream of the Rio Grande River, approximately 40 miles from Laredo Texas on Highway 83. It is in Zapata and Starr Counties.
Surface Area is
83,654 acres, with a maximum depth of 110 feet. Pool is 301.2
feet above sea level, with an huge annual fluctuation of 40 to
50 feet or more.
Water Condition is normally stained.
Known for it's great bass fishing, anglers love to fish on Falcon Lake. In addition to great Bass fishing, there is an abundance of Catfish, which makes it the perfect fishing trip for the whole family.
Best Species To Fish: Largemouth Bass are excellent, Catfish are excellent, Crappie fishing is poor due to low water, as well as white bass.
Best Fishing Guides: Champion Guide Service, Haralson Guide Service.
Marinas, RV parks and camping: Beacon Lodge & RV Park, Lakefront Lodge and RV Park, New Harbor Lodge & RV Park, Twin Coves Fishing Camp and Sunset Villa RV Park.
Falcon Lake Fishing ReportKeep yourself up to date about the latest fishing activity. If you base what you do on inaccurate information, you might be unpleasantly surprised by the consequences. Make sure you get the latest update for your trip. The local guides offer reports on their websites. Be sure to get the right info so you can be at the right place to bag your limit.
Falcon Lake is a mainstream reservoir on the Rio Grand River between Texas and Mexico The water is shallow with gradual sloping banks When the lake is low, timber and rock piles are the only cover to fish. At pool level vegetation along the shore provides the best cover. Hydrilla is sparse at this time.
Fish are more active during the fall, winter and spring months due to the cooler weather. Fish are active much longer during daylight hours and are normally found in shallow water early morning and late afternoon For active fish, spinner baits and crank baits are most fisherman's choice. A variety of watermelon green plastic worms Texas and Carolina rigged. Early morning is an anglers dream on this lake...top water baits are just about anything that floats. Normally Poppers, Prop Baits, Flukes, or just about any Stick Bait. Fishing can be difficult during the hotter summer months so try a buzzbait in the early morning and late afternoon for topwater.
Caddo Lake Cabins For Rent
Cabins and marinas on Falcon Lake are available, but you must do your research. There are a wide range of prices on with latest rates adjusted lower. There are also a few bed and breakfast accommodations located near the lake.
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