3407-A S. Chadbourne
San Angelo, Texas 76903
Lynn Wright, Biologist
Nearby State Parks
Red Bluff Reservoir
Location: On the Pecos river, 40
miles north of Pecos, Texas in Loving and Reeves Counties.
Turn east at the Historical Marker on US 285.
Surface area: 11,193 acres
Maximum depth: 77 feet
Current Lake Level
Conservation Pool Elevation: 2,826 ft. msl
Fluctuation: 8 feet annually
Normal Clarity: Clear
Reservoir Controlling Authority
Red Bluff Water Control District
111 West Second St.
Pecos, TX 79772
Large beds of sago pondweed have been found in the lower part of the reservoir
Predominant Fish Species
Commercial maps may be available at sporting goods and tackle stores.
All species are managed under statewide regulations.
The lake filled up in 2015-2016 and has developing populations of white bass and largemouth bass. Legal size whites are now available; some largemouths should reach legal size later in 2016.
|Hybrid Striped Bass|
The structure in Red Bluff Reservoir varies from mud and gravelly flats to steep drop-offs and creek channels. Cover is provided by the beds of sago pondweed in the main area of the lake and by flooded terrestrial vegetation around all parts of the lake.