900 CR 218
Brookeland, Texas 75931
Todd Driscoll, Biologist
Houston County Lake
Location: On Little Elkhart Creek (Trinity
River drainage), in Houston County 10 miles northwest of Crockett,
Surface area: 1,330 acres
Maximum depth: 40 feet
Current Lake Level
Conservation Pool Elevation: 260 ft. msl
Fluctuation: 1-2 feet
Normal Clarity: Clear to slightly stained
Reservoir Controlling Authority
Houston County WC&ID No. 1
Native emergent, native submergent and water hyacinth
Predominant Fish Species
No free maps are available.
This reservoir has special regulations on some fishes. See bag and size limits for this lake.
Houston County Lake has the potential to produce large trophy largemouth bass as well as large redear sunfish. The lake also has a substantial population of spotted bass.
The lake has abundant standing timber in the upper end. Some native emergent and submergent vegetation is also present.
Largemouth bass can be caught most readily in early spring and fall on a variety of baits.