Lake Bridgeport is located some 45 miles northwest of the City of Ft. Worth and about 5 miles west of the City of Bridgeport, in Wise County.
This lake is in the Trinity River Basin-North Central portion of the State.
Open to the General Public from a number of Public and Private Use Areas – Boating, sailing, water skiing, skin diving, and swimming. Numerous Boat Launching sites are available. Fishing – Crappie, Black, White and Sand Bass, Perch and Channel Cat are among the common catches.
- Lake Access Points
- Fishing Information
Facts and Figures
- The lake is on the West fork of the Trinity River.
- The lake was constructed by the Tarrant County Water Control and Improvement District Number One between 1929 and 1931.
- The dam was completed and the reservoir placed in service in December 1931. Impounded: 1932, renovated in 1972 with a new spillway.
- A Multi-purpose lake, erected for Water Conservation and Flood Control purposes.
- The Lake is owned, operated and maintained by the Tarrant County Water Control and Improvement District Number One.
- Covers nearly 13,000 water surface acres
- Conservation Storage – 386,539 acre feet
- Flood Control Storage -537,295 acre feet
- Total Capacity of Lake – 923,814 acre feet
- Spillway – gated concrete overflow type
- Height of Dam – 137 feet; length 1,800 feet
- Lake Design Elevation – 836 feet above mean sea level
- Average Depth – 30 feet; Maximum Depth – 85 feet Shoreline – Approximately 170 miles.