Posted on May 2, 2017 at 9:12 AM by Michlynn St. John
As the completion of the Phase I park improvements come to a close, the City would like to address questions and concerns relating to the project and the wildlife at the park.
For more information, view the Boys Ranch Lake frequently asked questions
and the Bedford Boys Ranch - Duck Virus frequently asked questions
Posted on May 2, 2017 at 9:10 AM by Michlynn St. John
Temporary Ramps in Place for Turtles & Ducks
Phase I of the Boys Ranch Park Construction is almost completed. Currently the lake does not have fish, however the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will come out in May to stock it with forage fish.
Temporary ramps have been placed around the lake so turtles and ducks can get out of the water. Staff is working diligently on a permanent solution.
Posted on May 2, 2017 at 9:09 AM by Michlynn St. John
Boys Ranch Lake Receives Fish Habitat
Improvements continue at the Boys Ranch Lake with the placement of the new fish habitats on the bottom of the Lake. These habitats were built by the Bedford Parks Department, on the recommended designs of the Parks and Wildlife Department, to help improve the fishing at the Boys Ranch Lake.
Most of the structures are made with PVC pipe that will be weighed down by concrete blocks or buried in the lake bed, as well as, concrete rubble piles for fish to congregate around. Several gravel fish beds have been built and placed in the lake to serve as a safe place to lay eggs.
Barring any rain delays, the channels will be opened within the month to let the lake fill up.
Check out the fish habitat pictures on our Facebook page