TPWD District Fisheries Office

3407-A S. Chadbourne
San Angelo, Texas 76903
(325) 651-5556
Lynn Wright, Biologist

About the Area

Nearby State Parks


Lake Colorado City


Due to drought conditions, there are no public boat ramps available on this lake. Fish populations have been severely damaged by a golden alga bloom.

Lake Characteristics

Location: On Morgan Creek in Mitchell County, south of I-20 and five miles west of Colorado City
Surface area: 1,618 acres
Maximum depth: 51 feet
Impounded: 1949

Water Conditions

Current Lake Level
Conservation Pool Elevation: 2,070 ft. msl
Fluctuation: 3-6 ft. seasonally
Normal Clarity: Clear at the dam and mid-lake, turbid at the upper end

Reservoir Controlling Authority

City of Colorado City
180 W. 3rd
Colorado City, Texas 79512
(325) 728-5331

Lake Records
Current Fishing Report
Stocking History
Latest Survey Report

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