Lake Welsh is located 10 miles southeast of Mount Pleasant, in Titus County. The lake is 1,269 surface acres, with a maximum average depth of 50 feet. Aquatic vegetation covers less than five percent of the lake’s total surface. Dominant species include coontail and southern naiad. Structural habitat is comprised of inundated timber, brush, and creek channels.
Channel catfish are present with moderately high numbers of legal-size fish available. The largemouth bass population can be characterized as low density with low numbers of legal-size fish available to anglers. The sunfish population is low density with low numbers of fish available for harvest. All species are managed under statewide regulations, with the exception of an 18-inch minimum length limit on largemouth bass. The daily bag limit is five bass on Lake Welsh.
Public Boat Ramp
- Located on the west shore at mid-lake. From Pittsburg, go east on Texas 11 approximately 7.6 miles to FM 1735. Turn north, go approximately 2.5 miles and turn right at public boat ramp sign.
- Single-lane concrete ramp
- No fee required
- Open all year
- Operated by American Electric Power