Lake Richland Chambers, Texas (TX), Located on Richland & Chambers Creeks, just SE of Corsicana Texas on Highway 287.
Surface area is 41,356 acres. Maximum depth is 75 feet
Lake Amistad was impounded in 1987
Conservation Pool Elevation is 314 feet
Lake Fluctuation: Depends on area rainfall. Annual fluctuations can be as much as 3 feet.
Normal Clarity is Cloudy to Moderately Clear.
Known for it’s excellent catfish, crappie and striped bass fishing. Fisherman come from far and wide to fish Richland Chambers. Bass fishing is only fair on this lake. But on the whole it makes the perfect fishing trip for the whole family.
Bass fishing is only fair on this lake, Catfish are excellent, Crappie are excellent and Striped Bass are excellent.
Recommed Guides: Fisherman’s Point, Gone Fishin ‘Guide Service, HD Guide Service, North Texas Catfish Guide Service, Mark Parker Fishing Guide Service, Schmidt’s Big Bass Guide Service, Texas Guide Fishing Service.
Predominant Fish Species: Largemouth bass, Crappie, Catfish, White & hybrid striped bass
Camping and Marinas: Oak Cove Marina, Midway Landing and Fox Meadows Guest Homes
Lake Richland Chambers Striped Bass are more active during the fall, winter and spring months due to the cooler weather. Lake fish are active much longer during daylight hours and are normally found in shallow water early morning and late afternoon.
For active fish, on Lake Richland Chambers jigging spoons, spinner baits and deep water crank baits are most fisherman’s choice around underwater structure.
Crappie fishermen use jogs and live minnows around bridges and in northern lake creek arms. For catfish use cut bait, worms and chicken livers. For Stripers, fish from 287 bridge to the dam. Use heavy jigs and slabs when fish are deep.