Lake Clyde

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Location: Callahan County south of Clyde

Fishing cover/structure: When Lake Clyde is low, primary cover includes creek channesl, dead willow trees and rocky ledges. When full, a variety of brush is available around the shoreline. Some aquatic vegetation may also be present.

500 acres
  Water clarity: 1 to 3 feet and greenish in color
  Comments: Lake Clyde is located near the headwaters of Pecan Bayou Creek. The lake opens at sunrise, closes at sunset, and access fees are required. Lake Clyde has excellent largemouth bass and crappie populations. Lake Clyed is known for trophy-bass fishing and deep-water structure fishing with Carolina rigs and crankbaits. Numbers of blue catfish are minimal. This lake typically supports a large population of gizzard shad. Public shore fishing access is fair. Lake Clyde is popular for float tube anglers. Florida largemouth bass were introduced in 1979. This lake is home to the biggest laregemouth bass ever caught from a Big Country reservoir.
Distance from Abilene:
25 miles
Game Fish Present:
bluegill, blue catfish, channel catfish, flathead catfish, largemouth bass, white crappie
Lake Records: (as of March 1, 1996)
Species: Weight: Length: Angler: Date:
Blue catfish        
Flathead catfish        
Hybrid striped bass        
Largemouth bass
Louis Simmons
White bass        
White crappie 2.60 15.75 Les Buchanan 04/07/92
Black crappie
Smallmouth buffalo        

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