Surface area is 64,900 acres. Maximum depth is 217 feet
Lake Amistad was impounded in 1969
is 1117 feet
Lake Fluctuation: Depends on area rainfall and downstream irrigation needs. Annual Lake Amistad fluctuations can be as much as 5-10 feet. However, Historical fluctuations have dropped lake Amistad as much as 50 feet below conservation pool.
Lake Amistad Normal Clarity is Clear to slightly stained
Lake Amistad Largemouth Bass are more active during the fall, winter and spring months due to the cooler weather. Lake fish are active much longer during daylight hours and are normally found in shallow water early morning and late afternoon Lake Amistad Fishing Report for active fish, on Lake Amistad spinner baits and crank baits are most fisherman's choice. A Lake Amistad variety of watermelon green plastic worms seems to work well on Lake Amistad during the hotter months fished in grass. Early morning Lake top water baits are just about anything that floats. Normally Poppers, Prop Baits or Flukes.