Abilene, Texas 79603
Michael Homer, Biologist
Location: On Gonzales Creek in Stephens
County, 65 miles northeast of Abilene and about 10 miles south
Surface area: 950 acres
Maximum depth: 42 feet
Conservation Pool Elevation: 1,278 ft. msl
Fluctuation: Moderate, sometimes prone to long periods of dropping water levels
Normal Clarity: Stained
Reservoir Controlling Authority
City of Breckenridge
209 N. Breckenridge Avenue
Breckenridge, Texas 76424
Floating-leaf pondweed when lake is full
Predominant Fish Species
No contour map is available for this reservoir.
All fishes are managed under statewide regulations. Anglers are reminded to consult the current fishing regulation booklet to verify these regulations are still in effect.
Lake Daniel offers a variety of fishing cover including black willow trees, button brush, lily pads, floating-leaf pondweed, and rocky structure. Cover in the reservoir is primarily limited to brush piles and rocks when the water is low.