TPWD District Fisheries Office

3407-A S. Chadbourne
San Angelo, Texas 76903
(325) 651-5556
Lynn Wright, Biologist

About the Area

Nearby State Parks


Lake Colorado City


After a period of drought, this lake caught water and boating is now allowed. However, it is not currently recommended for fishing due to severe golden alga blooms.

Lake Characteristics

Location: On Morgan Creek in Mitchell County, south of I-20 and five miles west of Colorado City
Surface area: 1,618 acres
Maximum depth: 51 feet
Impounded: 1949

Water Conditions

Current Lake Level
Conservation Pool Elevation: 2,070 ft. msl
Fluctuation: 3-6 ft. seasonally
Normal Clarity: Clear at the dam and mid-lake, turbid at the upper end

Reservoir Controlling Authority

City of Colorado City
180 W. 3rd
Colorado City, Texas 79512
(325) 728-5331

Lake Records
Current Fishing Report
Stocking History
Latest Survey Report