6200 Hatchery Road
Fort Worth, Texas 76114
Rafe Brock, Biologist
White Rock Lake
Location: In the City of Dallas on White
Rock Creek, a tributary of the Trinity River
Surface area: 1,088 acres
Maximum depth: 20 feet
Conservation Pool Elevation: 458 ft. msl
Fluctuation: 1-2 feet
Normal Clarity: Stained
Reservoir Controlling Authority
City of Dallas
Parks and Recreation Department
830 East Lawther
Dallas, Texas 75218
Sparse submerged vegetation with stands of bulrush and water willow in several areas around the lake
Predominant Fish Species
Maps of the lake and surrounding park area can be obtained at the city parks and recreation office (214) 670-8281.
All species are currently managed under statewide regulations. This lake has a 9.9-horsepower limit on boat motors; anglers may use electric trolling motors.
Fishing piers and reed beds
Largemouth bass are found around structure like the reed beds, mouths of creeks, and up Dickson Branch. Fishing in White Rock Creek in the spring for white crappie is a sure bet.