Description and Reports
Eagle Mountain Lake (also known as Eagle
Mountain Reservoir) is north of Fort Worth, Texas, and
is the site of both the Cabela's Top Gun Championship
and the Skeeter BassFan Army Weekend Warrior Championship
information on the WWC format
Top Gun Pros Will Practice:
- Wednesday, August 10
- Thursday, August 11
The Top Gun Competition Days
- Friday, August 12
- Saturday, August 13
- Sunday, August 14
Practice for the WWC is:
- Saturday, August 6
- Sunday, August 7
WWC Competition Days Are:
- Monday, August 8
- Tuesday, August 9
The lake is off-limits 90 days
prior to the events' starting dates.
Little About Eagle Mountain Lake From the Texas Parks
and Wildlife Department:
On the West Fork Trinity River, just north of Fort Worth
and Lake Worth in Tarrant County.
9,200 acres, about 9 1/2 miles long by about 2 1/2 miles
wide at the widest.
Normal Water Clarity:
Clear in the lower end near the dam, murky uplake.
The upper portion of the lake has reed beds, and the
lower- and mid-lake areas have boat docks. Little vegetation
Primary Fish Species:
Largemouth bass, spotted bass, white bass, channel catfish,
West Bay Marina.
Event Host/Weigh-in Location:
The new Cabela's retail store in Forth Worth.
REPORTS (Updated Every Week)
For Week Ending Thurs,
The water temperature was 89 degrees at the dam
and the marina. The water is still stained, especially
in the north half of the lake.
We've had no rain – it's been hot with a
cool front expected. It's expected to be in the
low 90s air temperature by the time of the Weekend
On the evening of Aug. 3 we had a CATT tournament
with 10 teams. The 1st place team had 9.66 total
pounds (three fish). The big bass for the tournament
was 8.22 pounds. A total of 25 fish were turned
Individuals on the lake are saying bass fishing
is good, and are catching limits in the morning.
For Week Ending Thurs, 7/28:
No tournaments this week. The water temperature was
88 degrees at the marina and by the dam. The water was
stained, and the air temperature was over 100. Hot again,
and humid. We had no rain this past week.
Individual catch reports were that dock-fishing was
fair, with fish in 6 to 10 feet of water. Crankbaits
and soft-plastics were the hot baits, and the blue-fleck
Power Worm was most popular.
Reports provided by Walter Covington,
manager of West Bay Marina (817-444-1622) in Azle, Texas,
the official marina for the Cabela's Top Gun Championship
and the Skeeter
BassFan Army Weekend Warrior Championship.