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Lake Bonham

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Lake Bonham Offers Plenty Of Angling Opportunities


Lake Bonham Offers Plenty Of Angling Opportunities

Lake Bonham offers excellent angling opportunities for those who enjoy the sport of fishing. The lake is filled with catfish, crappie, sunfish, as well as largemouth bass. Each of these offers good to excellent angling possibilities.

Lake Bonham Characteristics

Lake Bonham is located approximately three miles NE of Bonham, Texas. The surface area of the lake is over one thousand acres. The maximum depth in some locations of the water is approximately thirty feet. Several public access points are accessible at Lake Bonham.

Public Access Points – Lake Bonham

Public access to Lake Bonham is available via the recreational area as well as the north boat ramp. The city recreation area includes restrooms, parking, courtesy docks, and picnic areas. The recreation area provides courtesy docks, weighing stations, and the option for camping. The year-round recreation area is located on the east end of the lake on the south side.

The boat ramp at Lake Bonham is available to accommodate boats of all types and sizes. A boating permit is required, and access is open throughout the year. A fishing pier is also accessible for interested parties to use.

Come and Fish the Waters of Lake Bonham

Come and fish the waters of Lake Bonham all year round. Anglers enjoy fishing the dam during the Spring season using spinnerbaits – to engage the largemouth bass. Crappie fishing is at its finest during the Winter season and early Springtime. Channel catfish and blue catfish provide the best angling opportunities in the Autumn season through late Winter.

Come to Lake Bonham and Get Your Angling on!


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Enjoying the great outdoors is a wonderful experience - from camping, fishing, hunting, and taking time with family & friends! Growing up in my family included all these outdoor opportunities! The time bonding, learning, and experiencing the outdoor life are now cherished memories, never forgotten as they will always hold a special part in my life!

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Lake Bonham Current Weather Alerts

There are no active watches, warnings or advisories.


Lake Bonham Weather Forecast


Slight Chance Thunderstorms

Hi: 88

Tuesday Night

Thunderstorms Likely

Lo: 68


Thunderstorms Likely

Hi: 86

Wednesday Night

Chance Thunderstorms

Lo: 70


Mostly Cloudy

Hi: 94

Thursday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 76


Partly Sunny

Hi: 96

Friday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 76

Lake Bonham Water Level (last 30 days)

Water Level on 8/5: 564.06 (-0.94)