TPWD District Fisheries Office

8684 LaVillage Avenue
Waco, Texas 76712
(254) 666-5190
John Tibbs, Biologist

About the Area

Local Information

  • Burger Shack Cafe Bait & Tackle
    3324 State Highway 22
    Hillsboro, Texas 76645
    (254) 582-1266

Nearby State Parks:


Aquilla Lake

Public Access Facilities

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The lake has two boat ramps. Both areas have restrooms and abundant parking. For details, choose a point on the map or a name in the chart below. A free public fishing pier is located at the tailrace below the dam. Bait is available at Burger Shack Cafe Bait & Tackle (254/582-1266) located between Hillsboro and Whitney at the corner of State Highway 22 and FM 1947.

Clickable map of lake Dairy Hill Old School Tailrace Area

  restrooms cleaning stations live bait ADA Accessible parking courtesy docks weigh stations boat gas picnic areas camping

A: Dairy Hill

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B: Old School

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C: Tailrace

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Dairy Hill Ramp
Old School Ramp
Tailrace Area