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Choke Canyon State Park

By Bryan Frazier

$7.76

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.

102,314

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

14.66

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

95

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

300

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

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