My wife and I are selling our lake house in Carthage Tx and thinking about buying a place on Canyon Lake. I would love to be on the water but I know from time to time the lake levels fall and you get further away from the lake. I am on the water now and have a new boat house and bulkhead, but my wife don't like swimming in the lake because no matter how clean the water is its still dark color and she can't see her toes. She won't swim by the house because she is worried about snakes.
What are your pros and cons of Canyon lake. I'm not expecting to buy a house on the water but want to be within minutes of a boat ramp and need enough room for a shop to keep the boats. This isn't a permanent resident but a weekend/summer place. What areas are better than others. Looking to spend up to 300-$350,000.
Thanks for any help you can give.