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The Lake & Rivers

Everything you need to know about Canyon Lake — the body of water, that is — including anything that’s affecting the lake, and stay informed with the latest news about the Guadalupe River, including if the flow rates are suitable for tubing.

Facebook image courtesy of Tubing the Guadalupe River.
Boat ramp #5
There are 23 boat ramps located around Canyon Lake.
sunning lizard
A lizard suns himself on the shores of Canyon Lake.
Reelfly fishing adventures
Image by ReelFly Fishing Adventures in Canyon Lake.
map of river flooding
Image courtesy of West Gulf River Forecast Center.
boat ramp #1
Will overcrowding and other issues at Canyon Lake boat ramps be resolved in time for the busy summer season? Probably not, but Comal County commissioners will identify areas for improvement at their meeting Thursday. Image courtesy of Holiday Lodge on Canyon Lake.
swim beach
Swim beach at Canyon Park. File image.
fish habitat
Fish-habitat structures like the one shown here are expected to improve fishing for Canyon Lake anglers. Image courtesy of MossBack.
boat ramp 5
What's wrong with this picture? Image of swimmers at Canyon Lake boat ramp by Kandy Roby.
white bass
The white bass is commonly referred to as 'sand bass' in Texas. Image courtesy of YouTube's 903 Fishing.
Robert Mikel
Canyon Lake Fire/EMS has a new chief, Robert Mikel, who spent 26 years as a San Antonio firefighter before answering an ad to work for Emergency Service Districts Nos. 2 and 3. Image courtesy of Robert Mikel.
Couple on boat
Dustin and Lora Smith are expanding their concierge boat-detailing company into more permanent headquarters between Pink Elephant and Subway in Startzville.
trout stocking
Some 4,000 rainbow trout will enter the Guadalupe River this way on Thursday. Image courtesy of Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.
Boat Ramp #5. File image.
Rock Beach
Comal County wants to make it easier -- and safer -- for boaters to enjoy Canyon Lake by addressing issues at county-operated boat ramps. Image courtesy of Canyon Lakeview Resort, which owns this "Rock Beach."
Expect changes in river flow rates in the Canyon Tailrace Jan. 25. The stretch of the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake is considered by Trout Unlimited to be one of the top 100 trout streams in North America.
Image courtesy of the Comal County Conservation Alliance.
flat-coated retriever
Sorry, Bowie, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Canyon Lake office specifically said pet owners will have to find other places to walk their dogs until the Guadalupe Trail reopens in April. Facebook image.
police car lights
Image courtesy of Comal County Sheriff's Office.
boat ramp 23
Image courtesy of Compass Real Estate.
crappie dock
Canyon Lake's crappie dock and parts of Cranes Mill Park are closed for a deer hunt.
Camp Huaco Springs
Camp Huaco Springs provides great bank angler-access to river trout fishing coupled with gorgeous Guadalupe River scenery. Image courtesy of Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.
TPWD Game Warden
Image courtesy of Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.
boat ramp #17
File image.
boat ramp #1
Image of Canyon Lake Boat Ramp #1 courtesy of Holiday Lodge on Canyon Lake.
Canyon Lake
Image of Canyon Lake courtesy of MysticQuarry.com.
dam fine car show
Pct. 4 Comal County Commissioner Jen Crownover, who represents part of Canyon Lake, said the Dam Community Alliance's Oct. 17 car show was made possible with the help of dozens of volunteers and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Image courtesy of Trevor Walsh.
usace fort worth district
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Fort Worth District operates Overlook Park. File image.
Image courtesy of the West Gulf River Forecast Center.
overlook park
Overlook Park. Facebook image by Jeffery Allen.
WORD Fun Fish
Water Oriented Recreation District of Comal County General Manager Mike Dussere, left, helps a young fisherman at a FUNFISH event. File image.
canyon park swim beach
Swim Beach 31 at Canyon Park. Image courtesy of the Water Oriented District of Comal County (WORD), which manages Comal and Canyon parks.
Nine-inch catfish
A nine-inch catfish heads for the Guadalupe River on Tuesday.
texas game warden
Image courtesy of Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD).
Canyon Lake
Image courtesy of Mark Robinson, Holiday Lodge on Canyon Lake (by Boat Ramp #1).
Canyon Lake's Pct. 4 Comal County Commissioner Jen Crownover, far right, backed up constituents who spoke out against charging a fee at county boat ramps on Thursday. She called for more public input and collaboration. June 16 file image courtesy of Comal County.
comal county courthoue
Comal County's historic courthouse in New Braunfels.
Comal County Commissioner Donna Eccleston, seated, far right, wants to amend Comal County's easement agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. File image.
boat ramp 1
An item on Commissioners Court's Thursday agenda would update 1960s-era language about what the county can or cannot do on easements owned by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). Near Boat Ramp 1, courtesy of Mark Robinson, owner of Holiday Lodge on Canyon Lake.
boat ramp workshop
Comal County residents listen to County Judge Sherman Krause's overview of boat-ramp issues at a special workshop meeting in Commissioners Court on June 16. Image courtesy of Comal Counthy.
Guadalupe Valley Lakes system
Image of the Guadalupe Valley Lakes system courtesy of GBRA.
dam service road
Image courtesy of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
float forecast
Twitter image.
flooding on river road
Flooding on the Guadalupe River on Oct. 30, 2015 washed away pavement leading up to the second-crossing bridge on River Road. File image.