Impounded in 1951, Lake Whitney Texas pool level is 533 ft mls with a fluctuation average of 4 to 8 ft annually. The normal lake water is clear to slightly stained. Lake Whitney has a surface area of 23,500 acres with a maximum depth of 108 ft. Water is stained. We offer the latest and up to date info your vacation you and your family can use and we actually visit and fish all the areas we list.
Lake Whitney Texas (TX), is located in the Brazos and Nolan Rivers.
It is approximately 30 miles Northwest of Waco TX.
Known for it's good Smallmouth, Striped and White Bass fishing, largemouth are a little small compared to other Texas lakes. Large Blue Catfish are known to be caught. Anglers come from across the state to fish on Lake Whitney. It's a great fishing trip for the entire family.
Vegetation: Dominant types are, bushy pondweed, Willow, buttonbush, coontail, bulrush, pondweed and water willow. Fish are more active in the fall and spring months due to the cooler weather. Of course they are active much longer during daylight hours and are normally found in shallow water early morning and late afternoon.
White and Striped Bass are best caught thru March and May below sand and gravel bars, as well as open water for Striped Bass.
There are 12 RV Parks and Marinas covering the lake. Many offer RV spaces with RV hookups. Many also offer year around rates which is popular. RV Park rates are from $15 to $30 per night with the cooler season being somewhat less. Reserve your RV Park space well in advance on Lake Whitney as it is very popular.
Cabins are available with a range of prices with $50 to $90 being the average. Some Lake Whitney fishing guides live on their home lake and more are offering rustic cabins. This is a good situation because in addition to being away from the crowds, you have the guide's experience.
In Conclusion: Lake Whitney is probably one of the most beautiful lakes in Texas. Plan your trip and enjoy the fishing and scenery.