- Averhoff Reservoir
lake_name = Averhoff Reservoir
location = 10 mi northeast of
Crystal City, Texas
coords = coord|28|48|N|99|49.19|W|type:waterbody_region:US-TX|display=inline,title
area = 174 acres (0.7 km²)
basin_countries= United States
max-depth = 28 ft (8.5 m)
elevation = 600 ft (183 m)
Averhoff Reservoir is a
reservoiron the Nueces River10 miles (16 kilometers) north of the town of Crystal City in Zavala County, Texas, USA. The reservoir was formed in 1948 by the construction of two dams across two channels of the Nueces River to provide for water conservation in Zavala and surrounding counties. The dam and lake are managed by the Zavala-Dimmit County Water Impound District. Averhoff Reservoir also serves as a venue for recreation, including fishing and boating.
Fish and plant life
Averhoff Reservoir has been stocked with species of fish intended to improve the utility of the reservoir for recreational fishing. Fish present in Averhoff Reservoir include
crappie, catfish, and largemouth bass.
The primary recreational use of the reservoir is
* [http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/fishboat/fish/recreational/lakes/averhoff/ Averhoff Reservoir - Texas Parks & Wildlife]
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