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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.

  • Texas Fishing Report, April 17
  • ATHENS: Water clear; 57-62 degrees; 0.13 feet high. Black bass are slow on white swim jigs along the shoreline as well as weightless Senkos. Crappie are slow on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on cut shad and nightcrawlers. BOB SANDLIN: Water clear; 58
  • Tyler Morning Telegraph
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  • 4/17/2014 10:18:46 PM
  • Coast Guard rescues men caught illegally fishing
  • CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard has rescued four Mexican citizens whose small boat began taking on water after they were caught illegally fishing near South Texas. The Mexican nationals were spotted Friday morning illegally fishing 28 ...
  • Chron
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  • 4/12/2014 9:10:08 AM
  • Coast Guard rescues men caught illegally fishing
  • CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard has rescued four Mexican citizens whose small boat began taking on water after they were caught illegally fishing near South Texas. The Mexican nationals were spotted Friday morning illegally fishing 28 ...
  • The Facts
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  • 4/12/2014 9:02:58 AM
  • Texas Fishing Report, April 10
  • ATHENS: Water clear; 59-63 degrees; 0.21 feet high. Black bass are fair on shad pattern shallow crankbaits along the shoreline as well as weightless Senkos. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are slow on trotlines and cut shad.
  • Tyler Morning Telegraph
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  • 4/10/2014 4:54:48 AM
  • Reduced bag limit will help fish population
  • The million or so Texas saltwater anglers targeting speckled trout and flounder will see tighter rules later this year governing harvest of the pair of popular coastal marine fish under a package of fishing regulation changes the Texas Parks and Wildlife .
  • Chron
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  • 3/31/2014 3:07:57 PM
  • ETBU students ‘Gone Fishing’ for spring break
  • MARSHALL – “Gone Fishing” was the mindset of 39 East Texas Baptist University students as they left for spring break. The students went to South Padre Island, not to catch speckled trout or redfish in the Gulf, but to cast out their lines ...
  • Longview News-Journal
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  • 3/29/2014 3:57:27 AM
  • Smith: With fish in the shallows, time is right to give bowfishing a try
  • Right now is a great time to learn how and decide how you feel about it ... maneuver in inches of water and some are powerful enough to navigate on wet grass. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has strict regulations on bowfishing and your guide ...
  • Longview News-Journal
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  • 3/27/2014 3:59:49 AM
  • Flurry of huge fish being caught sets up final half
  • For Texas' million-plus freshwater anglers, the four weeks or so on either side of the vernal equinox are golden - a two-month stretch producing fishing, particularly for trophy-size fish, far outshining any similar period of the year. This year ...
  • Chron
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  • 3/22/2014 8:47:55 PM
  • Texas Fishing Report, March 20
  • ATHENS: Water clear; 53-58 degrees; 0.12 feet high. Black bass are good on white spinnerbaits and shallow crankbaits. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are good on trotlines. BOB SANDLIN: Water clear; 55-58 degrees; 2.99 feet low.
  • Tyler Morning Telegraph
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  • 3/20/2014 4:36:45 AM
  • Smith: With fish in shallows, sight fishing one way to discover big bass
  • Typically bass would have been in the shallows spawning for the past few weeks, but the recent cold fronts, sleet and snow slowed the process on East Texas lakes ... cashing in on the activity. Sight fishing for these bedding fish is popular ...
  • Longview News-Journal
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  • 3/20/2014 3:53:48 AM
  • Algae bloom closes Galveston Bay to oyster fishing
  • The Texas Department of State Health Services on Wednesday said it was temporarily closing all of the Galveston ... can accumulate rapidly in the tissue of oysters, clams and mussels and cause "diarrhetic shellfish poisoning," or DSP, in people who eat ...
  • Chron
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  • 3/13/2014 11:11:36 AM
  • Project attempts to bring back fish to ET
  • A cooperative effort between federal, state, local and private agencies and organizations is once again attempting to return paddlefish to the waters of East Texas. About 50 of the fish that can be traced back to prehistoric times were released ...
  • Tyler Morning Telegraph
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  • 3/6/2014 4:24:44 AM
  • Got The Blues: King Kat Tournament Returns To Tawakoni For More Big Fish
  • The state record is a 121.5-pound fish caught on Lake Texoma in 2004. VanVactor said he learned about Tawakoni from his brother, Dale, who lives at Lake O’the Pines. After a visit to the lake during a trip to Texas, he immediately made it one of the ...
  • Tyler Morning Telegraph
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  • 2/27/2014 5:37:27 AM
  • Texas Fishing Report
  • Crappie are fair on minnows over brush piles. Channel and blue catfish are good on stinkbait and shrimp. Yellow catfish are slow. BELTON: Water stained; 54-58 degrees; 9.41 feet low. Black bass are good on spinnerbaits and trolling Rat-L-Traps. Hybrid ...
  • Chron
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  • 2/26/2014 4:01:24 PM
  • Outdoors: Fishing main event about to kick off
  • So he went to another store and bought the secret ingredients, headed to his fishing spot, and started casting his net for bait. But the shad weren ... opens in less than a month in parts of Texas, as spring turkey season gives hunters the ...
  • Waco Tribune-Herald
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  • 2/22/2014 11:58:36 PM
  • Kids Fish once again hooks young anglers
  • “We do this in some of the more urban areas because it gives kids a chance to fish who otherwise may not have that chance,” said Lynn Wright, a biologist with the Texas Parks ... of his extra rods and reels. “If I can keep a kid fishing, it’s ...
  • Longview News-Journal
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  • 2/16/2014 3:55:58 AM
  • UTMB doctors 'grow' human lungs in fish tank in breakthrough discovery
  • Doctors at the Unitversity of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston say they have discovered how to grow human lungs ... grow a lung in a fish tank that was adapted to form a psuedo womb. "There really is no equipment out there to do this kind of thing ...
  • Houston Chronicle
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  • 2/14/2014 4:29:57 PM
  • Outdoors: Draw fish for statewide prize
  • New to the 2014 Texas state-fish art contest will be prizes for the top 10 winners in each of the four grade ... I regretted not taking some home for a lunchtime fish fry. I’m a big fan of blackening seafood and striped bass, but for my ...
  • Waco Tribune-Herald
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  • 2/9/2014 12:00:53 AM
  • Texas Fishing Report, February 6
  • Crappie are slow on minnows and jigs nears brush piles and at fishing pier. Catfish are good on chicken ... Catfish are good on frozen shrimp and nightcrawlers. TOLEDO BEND: Water murky; 52-56 degrees; 3.15 feet low. Black bass are fair on ...
  • Tyler Morning Telegraph
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  • 2/6/2014 1:58:59 AM
  • Guindon: Commercial, recreational fishing can coexist in Gulf
  • This week, appointees to the federal body that manages our fisheries will be meeting in Houston ... away from the seafood providers in Texas would hurt not only the family-owned businesses that supply these fish, but the distributors, restaurants and ...
  • Houston Chronicle
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  • 2/4/2014 7:33:37 PM
  • Texas health officials warn against eating certain East Texas fish
  • State health officials have advised against eating certain fish caught in East Texas. The Texas Department of State Health Services on Monday issued a fish consumption advisory for parts of the Neches River Basin. The advisory includes Sam Rayburn ...
  • Longview News-Journal
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  • 1/31/2014 4:46:34 PM
  • FISH-tastic returns to Rosenberg Feb. 8
  • Rosenberg will host its 12th annual kids fishing tournament, FISH-tastic, from 8-11:00 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014 at the lake at Seabourne Creek Nature Park, 3831 Texas 36 S. The tournament is free and open to anglers ages 4 to 14. All tournament ...
  • Houston Chronicle
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  • 1/30/2014 9:59:43 AM
  • Texas Fishing Report, January 30
  • ATHENS: Water clear; 46-49 degrees; 0.52’ low. Black bass are fair on lipless crankbaits and Scroungers with Flukes. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on cut bait. BOB SANDLIN: Water clear; 47-51 degrees; 4.15’ low ...
  • Tyler Morning Telegraph
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  • 1/30/2014 4:23:17 AM
  • Texas health officials warn against certain E. Texas fish
  • State health officials have advised against eating certain fish caught in East Texas. The Texas Department of State Health Services on Monday issued a fish consumption advisory for parts of the Neches River Basin. The advisory includes Sam ...
  • Longview News-Journal
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  • 1/29/2014 2:11:27 PM

Texas Guides/Outfitters

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Texas Fishing Clubs

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Galveston, TX (77550)

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