Falcon Lake is a mainstream reservoir on the Rio Grande River. It is located 40 miles east of Laredo, Texas on Highway 83 and lies in Star and Zapata Counties. The surface area is 83,654 acres and there is a maximum depth of 110 feet at the dam.
The current rod and reel records for Falcon Largemouth Bass is 15.63 pounds with a length of 28 inches., Blue Catfish 60 pounds length 44 inches, Flathead Catfish 29.90 pounds length 37 inches! The record for an Alligator Gar Bow Fishing is 249 pounds length 94 inches.
On the Texas side of the lake, all species are managed under current Texas statewide regulations. For recreational anglers fishing Mexican waters, a Mexico fishing license is required for everyone in the boat. For information on Mexico's fishing regulations, visit the National Aquaculture and Fishing Commission (CONAPESCA) website.
Hi, my name is Robert Reissig, I am the guide for Amigo Guide Service. My wife Susan and I bought Amigo Inn and RV Park, we are now full time residence of Zapata, TX. I have been fishing Falcon Lake for over 30 years, I have seen many changes in the lake over the years. In my opinion it is the best lake in the country.
Please call or email to set up your day of fishing and/or stay at Amigo Inn & RV Park her on Falcon Lake.