Lake Bastrop’s water clarity is clear to slightly stained with water fluctuation 1-2 ft. annually. The lake is an above average bass lake with florida largemouth having been heavily stocked, as have channel, blue and flathead catfish. Crappie are limited. A classic structure lake, cover is provided by large amounts of aquatic vegetation. Lake Bastrop is a power plant cooling reservoir that bodes well for winter fishing but can hinder summer fishing.