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Fishing Texas

EZFishing brings you Texas's most comprehensive list of fishing locations, providing interactive maps that show each location's GPS coordinates, nearby facilities (like restaurants, gas stations, marinas and fishing shops), their current and forecasted weather and, if available, their water conditions.

Registered users can rate fishing locations, post their personal/public notes and also tag them with information about fish species generally caught there as well as the most common and effective fishing techniques.

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Find any of the 20511 locations currently available in EZFishing database, to check fishing reports, maps, directions, weather and water conditions.

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Texas Fishing Resources

Fishing regulations and licensing, guides/outfitter services and local fishing clubs in Texas.

Texas Fishing Regulations

Are you familiar with the fishing regulation in Texas?
It is never a bad idea to check it again before your next outing.


Texas Fishing License

Purchasing a fishing license you are helping to preserve the environment and also ensure that future generations can enjoy fishing as you are. Among other things, your fishing license fees support fisheries and hatcheries management, education programs about fishing and conservation, protection of endangered species.

Here it is where you can get your fishing license.


Links to Texas Government Agencies

Here are a few websites of Texas's agencies involved in regulation and conservation.

Texas Fishing News

Check out what is the latest fishing buzz in Texas.

  • Now Plan A Fishing Trip Using BassForcast Fishing App!
  • BassForecast is the brainchild of Mike Mehlmann, an avid bass fisherman and self-proclaimed "bass science geek" from Texas. Used to looking at many different sources for past weather data, solunar tables, moon phase charts, weather forecasts and more ...
  • Techtree
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  • 4/25/2016 4:36:14 AM
  • Texas Fishing Report: Tides high, Seadrift fishing still good
  • Nathan Beabout of N&M Sportsman’s Adventures said his groups were able to beat the weather over the past week, with low ESE winds around 10-12 mph. “Most of our shorelines and reefs looked good,” he said. “Last week’s storms brought in a lot of ...
  • lsonews.com
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  • 4/24/2016 5:30:31 PM
  • Sasser receives Dallas CCA award
  • He has received awards from the Dallas Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation, the Texas Wildlife Association, Park Cities Quail and he will be inducted into the Texas Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame this year. “I’ve caught just about every ...
  • lsonews.com
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  • 4/24/2016 5:30:31 PM
  • Free Texas fishing guide with TPWD magazine mobile app
  • Find everything you need to know about your favorite freshwater fish in the new Texas Fishing Guide section of Texas Parks & Wildlife magazine’s mobile app. The app, available for download on the Apple App Store and Google Play, makes it easy for anglers .
  • Your Houston News
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  • 4/24/2016 6:03:19 AM
  • Valley residents have been eating toxic fish for decades
  • DONNA (TEXAS TRIBUNE) — When Emma Quintero moved into her modest, bright blue house eight years ago, she'd watch neighbors pass by on their way to fish the murky waters of two sprawling reservoirs and irrigation canals that reach into the Rio Grande ...
  • WFAA-TV
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  • 4/24/2016 4:23:06 AM
  • Free Texas Fishing Guide with Texas Parks & Wildlife Magazine Mobile App
  • AUSTIN — Find everything you need to know about your favorite freshwater fish in the new Texas Fishing Guide section of Texas Parks & Wildlife magazine’s mobile app. The app, available for download on the Apple App Store and Google Play, makes it easy ...
  • Your Houston News
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  • 4/24/2016 3:54:28 AM
  • Deepening channel good for business, bad for fish
  • But those numbers do not include the complete cost to commercial and recreational fishing in Calhoun County, according to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. Calhoun Liquefied Natural Gas first took on the proposed project in 2004. But the undertaking
  • Victoria Advocate
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  • 4/23/2016 10:10:52 PM
  • 12-year-old schools the adults, wins Redbone tarpon tournament
  • Twelve-year-old Leo Maass, a sixth-grader from Houston, Texas, caught six tarpon over three morning and evening fishing excursions to win the Robert-James Sales Redbone-at-Large Sunrise/Sunset Tarpon Tourney Tournament April 15 to 17 in Islamorada.
  • Keys Net
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  • 4/23/2016 12:38:12 PM
  • KRBC Grover Nelson Fish Restocking
  • Texas parks and wild life are opening the lid, on spring fishing season in the Big Country "We are about to kick off our first stocking of channel catfish for the neighborhood fishing program for 2016 " said Michael Home of Texas Parks and Wildlife.
  • Big Country Homepage
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  • 4/23/2016 3:41:20 AM
  • Reel Dill: A Pro’s Fishing Tips For The Big Bass Bash
  • LAKE OF THE OZARKS, Mo. — A father and son visiting the Lake of the Ozarks for the first time from Texas recently had a fishing trip they will surely remember and talk about for a long time. The biggest fish of this weekend’s Big Bass Bash will earn $ ...
  • Lake Expo
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  • 4/22/2016 11:06:20 AM
  • Rhodes: Rising water levels promise good fishing
  • Because some of our West Texas lakes have a propensity to go through large fluctuations in water level, each lake must reach a required water level before fish are restocked. For example, Lake Sweetwater needs to be at 60- to 70-percent capacity before ...
  • Abilene Reporter-News
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  • 4/21/2016 11:53:27 PM
  • Homer: Multiple fishing records broken in the Big Country
  • Since the start of spring, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Inland Fisheries-Abilene office has already certified three lake records, all within the last three weeks. In late February, Dewey Nichols broke the water-body record for largemouth bass at
  • Abilene Reporter-News
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  • 4/21/2016 11:53:27 PM
  • UISD preparing for 27th annual Fishing Derby
  • LAREDO, TEXAS (KGNS) - It's been going on for 26 years, and the 27th annual UISD Fishing Derby is just around the corner! Special needs students are getting their fishing hooks ready for their first cast in hopes of reeling in some fish. The derby will ...
  • KGNS
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  • 4/21/2016 9:08:49 PM
  • High Water Brings Fishing to the Streets
  • Stripper, hybrid, whatever really. Most of the catfish will be hitting tonight," said Davis. In order to get your fishing license, you can go to Texas Parks and Wildlife or to retailers such as Walmart and Academy.
  • Big Country Homepage
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  • 4/21/2016 5:12:35 PM
  • MYHRE: Pre-spawn bass fishing best of year
  • Fish the jig with a swimming action, not unlike the retrieve with a spinnerbait. Texas-rigged plastic worms are another option. I’ll peg the sinker, usually one quarter ounce, to the eye of the hook and cast and swim retrieve the bait. Best colors are ...
  • Sioux City Journal
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  • 4/21/2016 5:52:33 AM
  • Lee: Check Your Pockets In The Spring
  • “If the water is too dirty to look for beds, I pick up a baitcasting reel and pitch a Texas rigged 4-inch Strike King Game Hawg on 20-pound Seaguar fluorocarbon around wood. Pockets are easy to locate, it doesn’t take long to fish any single one of ...
  • BassFan
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  • 4/21/2016 4:05:11 AM
  • Fishing Report, 4/20
  • Channel catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow. FT. PHANTOM HILL: Water murky; 59—65 degrees; 1.19' high. Black bass are fair on Texas rigs, spinnerbaits and Senkos. Crappie are fair on jigs and minnows around shallow cover. Catfish are fair to good ...
  • San Angelo Standard-Times
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  • 4/21/2016 12:01:48 AM
  • Stocking Fish Ponds
  • COLLEGE STATION – Spring is a good time for landowners with new ponds to begin stocking fish but a planned approach is recommended, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension fisheries specialist Todd Sink. Ely Evans, of Evans Farms in Como, shows off a ...
  • Gilmer Mirror
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  • 4/20/2016 11:54:38 PM
  • Stocking new ponds with fish is a process
  • COLLEGE STATION – Spring is a good time for landowners with new ponds to begin stocking fish but a planned approach is recommended, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension fisheries specialist Todd Sink. “A lot of people think you just put fish in a ...
  • AgriLife Today
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  • 4/19/2016 11:27:12 PM
  • Leased public fishing access areas open for white bass anglers
  • AUSTIN -- White bass are one of Texas' most sought-after gamefish, especially when they make their annual spring spawning migration into rivers above reservoirs. To improve access for anglers targeting white bass, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department ..
  • North Texas e-News
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  • 4/19/2016 5:04:49 AM
  • Port Mansfield plans new fishing pier
  • PORT MANSFIELD — For decades, Fred Stone Park has enticed anglers to town for some of the best redfish, flounder and trout fishing on the Texas coast. But for years the park’s fishing pier and restrooms have fallen into disrepair. Now, WillacyCounty ...
  • The Brownsville Herald
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  • 4/18/2016 9:23:42 AM
  • South Dakota State establishes 'fish cities' in Hipple Lake
  • So far, they've placed fish cities in four research lakes in Texas and one research lake in South Dakota. All of the lakes are on private land. The results have been pretty positive, Graeb said. In one lake researchers found a pod of bluegill colonizing a
  • Yankton Daily Press & Dakotan
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  • 4/18/2016 1:02:37 AM

Texas Guides/Outfitters

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Texas Fishing Clubs

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Texas Weather

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