Proctor Lake, Comanche County, Texas
|Location||Comanche County, west of Proctor, Texas|
|Type||Flood control reservoir|
|Basin countries||United States|
|Surface area||4,537 acres (1,836 ha)|
|Max. depth||34 ft (10 m)|
|Water volume||59,300 acre·ft (0.0731 km3)|
|Surface elevation||1,162 ft (354 m)|
Proctor Lake is a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reservoir along the Leon River located in Comanche County in the U.S. state of Texas. Around 3 miles (5 km) west of Proctor, Texas, USA. Proctor Lake Dam and the reservoir are managed by the Fort Worth District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The reservoir was officially impounded in 1963, and serves to provide flood control and drinking water for the communities downstream. Proctor Lake is a popular recreational destination.
Proctor Lake is also known as Proctor Reservoir.
Proctor Lake has been stocked with species of fish intended to improve the utility of the reservoir for recreational fishing. Fish present in Proctor Lake include largemouth bass, hybrid striped bass, catfish, and white crappie.
In addition to maintaining the dam that creates the reservoir, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers maintains recreational facilities at the lake, including Copperas Creek Park, Sowell Creek Park, Promontory Park, and High Point Park. Camping, boating, and fishing are very popular.
- U.S. Army Corps of Engineers: Official Proctor Lake web site
- U.S. Army Corps of Engineers: Corps Lake Getaway
- Proctor Lake – Texas Parks & Wildlife
- Proctor Reservoir from the Handbook of Texas Online