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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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Texas Fishing Resources

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

Texas Fishing Regulations

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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.

  • Fish through the pain for winter rewards
  • Assisting in creating this bulk is a fish's winter metabolism. Texas Parks & Wildlife's Mark Fisher, science director for Coastal Fisheries, tells me that for every 20-degree drop in temperature, a trout's metabolism lowers by roughly half. So a fish ...
  • Corpus Christi Caller
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  • 3/8/2015 6:49:18 AM
  • Program coming to ET in March to teach interested about fly fishing
  • Don’t be intimidated — fly fishing only looks difficult. With its long, delicate poles, intricately tied flies and fluid casting moves, fly fishing attracts a certain kind of fisherman, says Jim Booker, a spokesman for the Texas Parks and Wildlife ...
  • Tyler Morning Telegraph
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  • 2/21/2015 9:18:55 PM
  • Winter-weary anglers welcome annual fishing show
  • For Texas anglers, February's only redeeming quality is its brevity. The year's shortest month typically is a siege of wet, cold, windy or otherwise wholly unfishable weather, broken once or twice by a couple of warm, sunny days (always weekdays, never ...
  • Chron
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  • 2/21/2015 8:00:11 PM
  • Boat used for illegal shark fishing seized
  • Texas game wardens seized a boat in state waters used for illegal shark fishing, authorities said Tuesday. The game wardens were patrolling the Gulf of Mexico near South Padre when they spotted a suspicious fishing boat heading north into Texas waters.
  • Chron
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  • 2/10/2015 5:50:04 PM
  • Fly Fish Texas coming to TFFC
  • ATHENS —Learn to tie a fly, cast a fly and catch a fish all in one day during the annual Fly Fish Texas event at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center, located in Athens, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Throughout the day, experienced fly-tiers will demonstrate and ...
  • Tyler Morning Telegraph
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  • 2/7/2015 8:59:44 PM
  • Children can fish for free Saturday at Teague Park
  • The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is providing fishing poles to the first 100 children. Bait will also be provided. A license is not required to participate in the Kid’s Fishing Day. For information, call (903) 237-1019.
  • Longview News-Journal
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  • 2/5/2015 3:58:28 AM
  • Fishing for the rainbow during Kid Fish event
  • Children ages 5 to 12 had the chance to fish for free rainbow trout Saturday during the 23rd annual Kid Fish event. The Texas Parks and Wildlife added 1,701 rainbow trout the night before to a small section of the lake to make fishing a little easier.
  • Corpus Christi Caller
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  • 1/31/2015 10:41:06 PM
  • Fly Fish Texas March 14 at Texas Freshwater Fisheries
  • ATHENS—Learn to tie a fly, cast a fly and catch a fish all in one day during the annual Fly Fish Texas event at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center March 14. Throughout the day, experienced fly-tiers will be demonstrating and teaching fly-tying in the ..
  • Longview News-Journal
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  • 1/27/2015 4:12:08 PM
  • Trout stocking helps prime the pump for fishing
  • In the middle of January, when weather too often is a miserable mix of cold, wetness and wind and winter-chilled fish go into a suspended animation that seems to make them immune to all baits and blandishments, Texas' freshwater anglers - all 1.2-million .
  • Chron
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  • 1/18/2015 12:16:26 AM
  • Cold-weather fishing can feel like Rockies
  • For the past few days, the Central Texas weather has made things feel like we’re in Colorado, and as an old saying goes, “When in Rome, do as the Romans.” So why not grab a fishing pole and head out to catch some fish like those in Colorado do?
  • Waco Tribune-Herald
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  • 1/10/2015 11:56:07 PM
  • Outdoors: Cold-weather fishing can feel like Rockies
  • For the past few days, the Central Texas weather has made things feel like we’re in Colorado, and as an old saying goes, “When in Rome, do as the Romans.” So why not grab a fishing pole and head out to catch some fish like those in Colorado do?
  • Waco Tribune-Herald
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  • 1/10/2015 11:56:07 PM
  • Two rainbow trout fishing events at The Nature Center
  • The East Texas Woods and Waters Foundation and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will host two special rainbow trout fishing events beginning Saturday. Two thousand rainbow trout will be stocked into The Nature Center pond to provide a free fishing .
  • Tyler Morning Telegraph
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  • 12/31/2014 7:28:48 PM
  • Outdoors: Wind advisory for fish coves, creeks, barges
  • In the old days, whenever my dad didn’t want to fight the weather, he’d take my brother and me to one of the many enclosed fishing barges that dotted the Texas waterscape. These floating fishing holes offered protection from the elements and almost ...
  • Waco Tribune-Herald
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  • 12/27/2014 11:58:24 PM
  • Time to go fishing for rainbow trout at The Nature Center
  • The East Texas Woods and Waters Foundation and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will host two special rainbow trout fishing events in January. Two thousand rainbow trout will be stocked into The Nature Center pond to provide a free fishing ...
  • Tyler Morning Telegraph
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  • 12/27/2014 8:30:48 PM
  • Scuba Santa feeds fish at Texas State Aquarium
  • CORPUS CHRISTI - Santa doesn’t just bring gifts to good little boys and girls. A fish can get a holiday treat or two from him at the Texas State Aquarium. Scuba Santa went under water to feed the fish at the aquarium Monday, and he will be a part of the ..
  • Corpus Christi Caller
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  • 12/15/2014 12:45:26 PM
  • North Texas woman reels in record fish at Lake Texoma
  • An all female fishing team out for the weekend on Lake Texoma took home a new state record Saturday after catching a huge 27 pound striped bass. The giant fish, measuring 38-3/4 inches long, took Barbara Pope from Dallas 15 minutes to reel in, according to
  • Chron
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  • 12/9/2014 4:55:56 PM
  • Austin officials want fishing ban along boardwalk
  • AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Austin officials have proposed banning fishing from the city's $28.1 million boardwalk along Lady Bird Lake and fining violators up to $500. The parks department is pushing for a fishing ban on the wooden boardwalk, because officials .
  • Waco Tribune-Herald
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  • 12/1/2014 2:56:34 PM
  • Austin officials want fishing ban along boardwalk
  • AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Austin officials have proposed banning fishing from the city's $28.1 million boardwalk along Lady Bird Lake and fining violators up to $500. The parks department is pushing for a fishing ban on the wooden boardwalk, because officials .
  • The Facts
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  • 12/1/2014 9:55:55 AM
  • 5,000 fish stocked at Fisheries Center in Athens
  • Texas’ rainbow trout fishing season quietly got under way this week with a stocking of 5,000 fish at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center in Athens and the first of eight stockings this winter at Tyler’s Woldert Park. Those are just two of the ...
  • Tyler Morning Telegraph
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  • 11/26/2014 8:03:09 PM
  • Fishing report, October 9
  • ATHENS: Water clear; 75-79 degrees; 1.72 feet low. Black bass are good on green pumpkin shakyheads, Texas rig worms and wacky worms. Crappie are fair on minnows and white tube jigs. Catfish are good on trotlines. BOB SANDLIN: Water clear; 75-80 degrees ...
  • Tyler Morning Telegraph
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  • 10/9/2014 1:40:26 AM
  • Texas fishing report 9/25
  • ATHENS: Water clear; 80-85 degrees; 1.52 feet low. Black bass are slow on green pumpkin shakyheads and finesse jigs. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are good on prepared bait and trotlines. BOB SANDLIN: Water clear; 81-85 degrees; 2.38 feet low.
  • Tyler Morning Telegraph
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  • 9/24/2014 7:37:39 PM
  • Outdoors: Fall wildlife, new fishing records on Lake Waco and more
  • Some days, it still feels like summer outside, but Central Texas fish and wildlife populations aren’t fooled. Whether it feels like fall or not Tuesday, the change of season is driving wild things into their fall behavior and feeding patterns — thanks ...
  • Waco Tribune-Herald
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  • 9/21/2014 12:00:05 AM
  • Inshore fishing best served in autumn
  • concentrating along shorelines and staging on bay flats near passes and presenting some of the best flounder fishing and nighttime flounder gigging of the year. There is a reason the huge majority of flounder, as much as 60 percent or more, taken by Texas
  • Chron
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  • 9/21/2014 12:00:05 AM
  • Texas Fishing Report, September 11
  • ATHENS: Water clear; 82-86 degrees; 1.21’ low. Black bass are slow on shakyheads and finesse jigs. Crappie are fair on white jigs and minnows. Catfish are good on prepared bait and trotline. BOB SANDLIN: Water clear; 83-87 degrees; 2.30’ low.
  • Tyler Morning Telegraph
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  • 9/11/2014 12:11:57 AM

Texas Guides/Outfitters

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Texas Fishing Clubs

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Victoria, TX (77904)

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