Lake Bridgeport

Your new favorite scenic escape.

Lake Bridgeport offers a great escape from the crowds of an urban setting with its gorgeous cliffs and pristine water. It is a popular spot for fishing, recreational boating and other water sports.

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Fishing Lake Bridgeport

Lake Bridgeport provides great fishing opportunities. The lake is home to Largemouth/Smallmouth Bass, Catfish, Sunfish, Crappie, White/Striped Bass and more. 

Species Poor Fair Good Excellent
Largemouth & Smallmouth Bass   yes 
Spotted Bass   yes 
Catfish   yes 
Crappie    yes
White & Hybrid Striped Bass    yes
Sunfish   yes 

Lake Bridgeport News

2018 Bridgeport Cleanup

2018 Bridgeport Cleanup   Just 1 hour northwest of downtown Fort Worth, you will find the pristine waters of Lake Bridgeport which has existed for more than 85 years. The lake is [...]

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Want to Host an Event?

Lake Bridgeport is a great place to host charity walks, 5Ks, adventure runs, triathlons and more. Interested in hosting an event? A special operating permit is required for any commercial activity or event on TRWD property.


Current Lake Levels

Amount Above or Below Conservation Level
*Provided by USGS. Read the Daily Report.


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2018 Bridgeport Cleanup

Save the Date for the Bridgeport Cleanup happening April 28, 2018
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Lake Bridgeport Details

Lake Bridgeport is a beautiful 11,954 acre lake located in Wise and Jack Counties in North Texas. Its rock bottom creates crystal blue water and is a great destination for boating and fishing. TRWD owns and operates a free boat ramp located near the dam. Lake Bridgeport is part of TRWD’s water supply system and connects to Eagle Mountain Lake through the West Fork of the Trinity River.

Permits, Applications & Ordinances

General Improvement Applications and Guidelines, Dock Licenses, Septic Applications, etc.
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Lake Bridgeport Rules

Activity upon this lake is governed by the General Ordinance of the Tarrant Regional Water District, in addition to all applicable state and federal regulations pertaining to inland waterways.

Lake Location

Lake Bridgeport is located in Wise and Jack Counties, upstream from Eagle Mountain Lake on the West Fork of the Trinity River.


General Hours

Lake Bridgeport is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. When accessing the water after dark, all watercraft must follow rules regarding proper lighting as outlined in the TRWD General Ordinance and Water Safety Act.

Lake Contacts

Reservoir Manager:
David Geary
Lake Superintendent:
Billy Stewart
For Non-Emergencies:
(817) 335-2491
Emergency: 911