Lake Conroe

Lake Conroe FishingLake Conroe

Lake Conroe provides a great fishing opportunity for residents in the Houston, Texas and surrounding area.

Main Fish Species

The lake boasts a wide variety of fish species, including:

  • Largemouth Bass
  • Bluegill
  • Channel Catfish – Probably the most abundant species in the lake
  • Striped Bass
  • Crappie

Best Time to Fish

Largemouth Bass are generally best fished in early Spring and late Fall in shallow water, deep water cover is the way to go during the rest of the year. North portions of the lake hold timber. South areas of the lake, boat docks, etc.

Striped Bass in early Spring, trolling the river channel and open water using jigging spoons and shad.

Catfish are caught year round using stink bait and cut shad.

Large Bluegill can be found around the bridge rip rap in 7 ft. of water and deeper.

Crappie can be found in the Spring over submerged Christmas Trees and Structure. Also fish the Stubblefield Area.

Boat Launch Locations

Boat launches can be found at a variety of marinas.

Free Public boat launches can be found at Stubblefield Lake on the north end of Lake Conroe and the FM830 boat ramp.

Bank Fishing Opportunities

Stubblefield Lake Park and areas around the bridges are your best bet.

Pier Fishing Opportunities

Various marinas and campgrounds

Fishing Tips from the locals

Here are some tips and ideas for fishing the lake from some of the locals.

“Fish the North end for crappie..stubblefield for white bass in April or May”

“This time of year (Spring) is good for trolling pet spoons in 20′ over points and main lake humps.”

“There are some really nice largemouth bass to be had on the north end of the lake.”

North American Fisherman Magazine

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Lake Conroe