Averhoff Reservoir

Averhoff Reservoir

lake_name = Averhoff Reservoir
image_lake =
caption_lake =
type = reservoir
location = 10 mi northeast of Crystal City, Texas
coords = coord|28|48|N|99|49.19|W|type:waterbody_region:US-TX|display=inline,title
inflow = Nueces River
outflow = Nueces River
area = 174 acres (0.7 km²)
depth =
basin_countries= United States
max-depth = 28 ft (8.5 m)
elevation = 600 ft (183 m)

Averhoff Reservoir is a reservoir on the Nueces River 10 miles (16 kilometers) north of the town of Crystal City in Zavala County, Texas, USA. The reservoir was formed in 1948 by the construction of two dams across two channels of the Nueces River to provide for water conservation in Zavala and surrounding counties. The dam and lake are managed by the Zavala-Dimmit County Water Impound District. Averhoff Reservoir also serves as a venue for recreation, including fishing and boating.

Fish and plant life

Averhoff Reservoir has been stocked with species of fish intended to improve the utility of the reservoir for recreational fishing. Fish present in Averhoff Reservoir include crappie, catfish, and largemouth bass.

Recreational uses

The primary recreational use of the reservoir is fishing.

External links

* [http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/fishboat/fish/recreational/lakes/averhoff/ Averhoff Reservoir - Texas Parks & Wildlife]

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