Texas Parks & Wildlife Magazine   


By the Numbers
Hard data and fun facts about your state parks.

Choke Canyon State Park

By Bryan Frazier


million generated by Choke Canyon State Park’s Calliham Unit each year in sales tax within McMullen County alone, according to a recent study by Texas A&M University.


largemouth bass fingerlings were stocked by the TPWD inland fisheries division into Choke Canyon Reservoir in 2005.


pounds stands as the current lake record weight for largemouth bass, a behemoth fish caught by Sterling Kelly in 1991.


feet, the maximum depth of Choke Canyon reservoir, which, when at full capacity, covers 25,670 surface acres.


— the occupancy capacity of Calliham Unit’s gymnasium complex, which is available for rent.

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