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Medina Lake - Bandera TX

Medina Lake is a shore accessible fresh water dive site, located in Bandera, TX. This dive site has an average rating of 3.00 out of 5 from 3 scuba divers.

Divers have said,
"Dive out of Joe’s Place Marina"
"best place is by the dam"
"April viz10-15 feet and temp at surface was 66 while coldest was 58 at 80 feet"

There’s a Tractor, Van, Sunken Car and catfish and carp are big.

Joe’s Place fees: $2/person and $2/car. Average is $6. Camping costs $15/campsite

Bbq pits, sand beach and a snack bar.


nomad-diver - 9/19/2016 10:34 PM
Rating Added: 3
Been here twice now, shore entry from Joe’s Marina, near Mico, Texas. Dive World West (San Antonio) has permission from Joe’s to do dive training, so there’s some of the usual - boat, car, van and training platform. Water is way up: I’m told the lake hasn’t been this full in years. Viz has been pretty good for a lake, 20-30’. Water in the 80s at the surface, strong 70’s down to 45’, and mid 60s at 60’. Lots of fish - seen catfish, sunfish, bluegills, carp, and bass. There’s a gradual slope from the beach to 25’ deep 300’ from shore, then a ledge with a drop down to 60’. The dive area is more or less bounded at the outer limits by a set of rail tracks, used for mine cars when they build the dam; that’s as far out as I’ve gone. No gear for rent or air refills at Joe’s, but its cheap: $4 a person and $3 to park.
ColinP - 2/27/2012 5:32 PM
Rating Added: 3
If there’s water in the lake, it’s a pretty decent dive...