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Should I Buy My Boat at a Boat Show?

Boat show events are a great way to meet fellow enthusiasts, share experiences and, of course, to take a look at what manufacturers and brokers are selling. While visiting a boat show just because of the...

How To Pick A Boat Ramp

Regardless if you are a new or experienced boat owner, you have to learn some of the most important things to look out for when selecting a boat ramp. Believe it or not, selecting a proper boat ramp may make a...

5 Ways to Cook a Turkey

Despite CDC guidelines for family Thanksgiving gatherings, I still believe heading to the lake for the day and turning your Thanksgiving dinner into an outdoor event is a great idea. If you take me up on it,...

Max Starcke Dam Plans Water Releases

The LCRA is making routine water releases every few days as part of normal operations, but it will partially open one of the floodgates at Max Starcke Dam on Lake Marble Falls to do so. In regular operations,...

LBJ and Inks Boat Ramp Closures

As the Lower Colorado River Authority draws down Lake LBJ and Inks Lake through February 28, publicboat ramp access is limited. The LCRA began lowering the two lakes January 2 to allow homeowners, businesses,...

Catch Bass and Win Cash

Unless "Come hail or highwater," the Sunrise Beach Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary will host their annual Lake LBJ Bass Tournament and Perch Jerk to benefit the Sunrise Beach VFD October 19 at McNair...

3 Tips for Jet Skiing This Summer

Are you jet skiing on Lake LBJ this summer? Well, before you head out, consider the following three tips for maximizing the fun this season! Don’t worry: they’re easy to follow. We just want to...

What to Bring on the Boat this Spring

Are you heading out on the boat this spring? That sounds like so much fun, doesn’t it? Because we’re finally diving back into the water after a cold winter, it’s important to brush up on your...

3 Ways to Stay Warm on Your Boat This Winter

Are you one of those dedicated boaters who will enjoy the water any time of year, rain or shine, warm or cold? Perfect! Today we’re writing directly to you. Below, we have three great ways for staying...

Winter Boating: Staying Warm on the Water

It can get quite chilly out on the water when you’re boating in the winter! Water splashes into the boat, sometimes soaking your jacket, and the wind only makes it worse. So this year, before hitting...

Water Safety Tips for Your Time on the Lake

This summer, as you pack up and get ready for a day out on the lake, be sure you bring all of the necessities: including your safety guidelines! Water can be very dangerous and unpredictable, and we tend to...

Staying Warm on the Lake in the Winter

Texas winters can be quite fickle. While Spring arrives in March, our region has been known to endure “arctic blasts,” well into April! So if you’re heading into the great outdoors, be...

Celebrating the Holidays by the Lake

The holidays in Austin are unlike the holidays anywhere else. While some people are shivering in the cold and trying to plow through the snow, Austinites are busy celebrating in their own way. If keeping...

Do You Need to Winterize Your Boat?

Winters in Austin are mild, so it’s tempting to think that you don’t have to bother with winterizing your boat. But it can take just a day or two of one hard freeze to potentially damage your...

5 Safety Guidelines for Swimming

Whether you’re practicing your backstroke at the local gym, or taking the family out on the boat for a holiday weekend, it’s important to always, always follow safety guidelines in the water....

Find the Best Fishing on Lake LBJ

If you’re looking to cast a line in Lake LBJ, there’s really only one ‘right’ way to do it. That is; find a fishing guide! There are several ways you can go about this as there are...

Highland Lakes flooding updates

After a week of no recreational boating on the Highland Lakes, the Lower Colorado River Authority has reported opening four lakes (Lakes Travis, Lake Marble Falls, Inks Lake and Lake LBJ) this past...

Portions of Lake LBJ closed for recreational use

On May 31, crews opened a second floodgate at Buchanan Dam. As a result of the swift-moving water, officials closed “until further notice” portions of lakes LBJ and Marble Falls as well as...

Pet-Friendly Places on Lake LBJ

As the days are getting warmer here in Texas, we’re not the only ones wanting to take a dip in the water! Your pets are probably dreaming of running and playing outside, going in the lake, and enjoying... Experiences Record Breaking Traffic in 2014, up 220% from 2013 experienced another record-breaking year nearly 40,000 unique visitors and 200,000 page views, up over 220% from 2013. Since the launch in April 2013 has received over 268,000 page...

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Mostly Sunny

Hi: 89

Saturday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 70


Mostly Cloudy

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Sunday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 69


Chance Thunderstorms

Hi: 84

Monday Night

Chance Thunderstorms

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Hi: 74

Tuesday Night

Chance Thunderstorms

Lo: 60

Lake LBJ Water Level (last 30 days)

Water Level on 5/8: 824.65 (-0.35)