Wichita Falls, Texas 76301
Tom Lang, Biologist
Nearby State Parks
Lost Creek Reservoir
Location: 58 miles southeast of Wichita
Falls, near Jacksboro
Surface area: 385 acres
Maximum depth: 60 feet
Current Lake Level
Conservation Pool Elevation: 1,009.5 ft. msl
Fluctuation: 6 feet
Normal Clarity: 2 to 4 ft. visibility
Reservoir Controlling Authority
City of Jacksboro
PO Box 277
Jacksboro, Texas 76056
Very little, but plenty of standing timber
Predominant Fish Species
No contour maps are available for this reservoir.
All species are currently managed under statewide regulations.
Clear water with lots of standing timber and a rocky shoreline
Fish with crankbaits, Texas rigged worms and buzz baits. Plastics also work well at this reservoir. During summer, the thermocline typically sets up at 25 feet and many bass are caught above that level. Catfish can be found in northern mid lake arm of the reservoir. Most crappie are caught near the northern cove by the dam.