Fayette County Lake is a power plant cooling reservoir. It was impounded in 1978, has 2,400 surface acres and a maximum depth of 70 feet.
Standing timber provides cover in the back of some coves. Submerged aquatic vegetation is present in limited quantities. Submerged tank dams, drop offs, roadbeds and creek channels also provide structure. Fayette County Reservoir is a power plant cooling reservoir. This elevates water temperatures and keeps bass active during winter and early spring. The warmest water can be found in the discharge canal, which also has currents that attract large schools of baitfish.
Location: located 10 mi. E. of LaGrange in Fayette County