Lake Striker, Upper Lake - TCEQ ID: 17822

Site Description

Lake Striker, Upper Lake

Segment Description

Lake Striker is a 1,863 acre reservoir extending from the dam approximately 0.5 mile west of CR 2430 to the north end of the lake close to US HWY 79 in Rusk County north of Reklaw. The designated uses are aquatic life, general, and recreation use. Impounded in 1957, the reservoir has a maximum depth of 35 feet. Primary vegetation on this reservoir includes emergent and floating native vegetation. The largemouth bass, spotted bass, catfish, and crappie are among the predominant fish species (TPWD, 2009).

Monitoring Performed Quarterly

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