Lewisville Lake encompasses more than 29,000 acres of excellent water recreational opportunities! Featuring many marinas and public parks, boat ramp access and Texas' famous hot summer weather, it's ideal for fishing, skiing, boating and swimming. Surrounded by more than 16,500 acres of park and wildlife management lands, Lewisville Lake is also an excellent location for camping, picnicking, hiking, cycling, birding and much more.
In addition, Lewisville Lake has an average depth of 40-50 feet and is surrounded by 187 miles of shoreline, 23 of which line The Colony. The predominant species of fish include largemouth bass, spotted bass, white and hybrid striped bass, white crappie and blue and channel catfish. Lewisville Lake is managed by the U.S Army Corps of Engineers and receives abundant support from Texas Park and Wildlife and Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area (LLELA).
The Colony Public Library has partnered with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Tackle Loaner Program to bring visitors the opportunity to check out fishing rods and tackle for free. For more details, please read the program information sheet or call the library at 972-625-1900, ext. 2.