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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.


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, August 28
  • ATHENS: Water clear; 84-88 degrees; 0.94 feet low. Black bass are good on Texas rigged creature baits and topwater walking type baits along edges of grass. Crappie are fair on white jigs and minnows. Catfish are fair on prepared bait. BOB SANDLIN: Water ..
  • Tyler Morning Telegraph
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  • 8/28/2014 5:50:40 AM
  • Volatile mixture in fish plant tank ignited blast
  • Omega Protein officials did not immediately respond to a request for comment. The plant reopened Aug. 7. Houston, Texas-based Omega produces fish oils and fish meal for human consumption and use in aquaculture, agriculture and industrial applications.
  • The Facts
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  • 8/26/2014 2:35:36 PM
  • Hunting, fishing licenses on sale Aug. 15
  • New licenses for the 2014-15 hunting and fishing seasons go on sale Friday, August 15. The current year Texas hunting and fishing licenses (except year-to-date fishing licenses) will expire Aug. 31. Every year, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department ...
  • Longview News-Journal
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  • 8/15/2014 8:17:56 PM
  • Outdoors: Hunting, fishing licenses go on sale Friday
  • AUSTIN — New licenses for the 2014-15 hunting and fishing seasons go on sale Friday. The current year Texas hunting and fishing licenses (except year-to-date fishing licenses) will expire Aug. 31. Every year, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department ...
  • Longview News-Journal
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  • 8/13/2014 11:12:06 PM
  • Kids fishing day debuts to 65 at Lake Gladewater
  • Northeast District Fisheries Biologist Tim Bister of Texas Parks and Wildlife loaned fishing rods to families for the event to promote outdoor activities among children. Bister came to the lake with his son Travis, 10. “A lot of times if there isn’t an ...
  • Longview News-Journal
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  • 8/10/2014 3:56:01 AM
  • Kids fishing day set Saturday at Lake Gladewater
  • A kids fishing day is set 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at Lake Gladewater. Texas Park and Wildlife will be providing fishing rods and bait for all fisherman, according to the Gladewater Chamber of Commerce. Anyone can fish, but those 17 and older must have a ..
  • Longview News-Journal
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  • 8/7/2014 3:59:34 AM
  • Texas Fishing Report, August 7
  • ATHENS: Water clear; 81-84 degrees; 0.40 feet low. Black bass are good on shakyheads with green pumpkin finesse worms on docks and topwater walking type baits along edges of grass. Crappie are good on white. Catfish are fair on rod and reel and trotline.
  • Tyler Morning Telegraph
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  • 8/7/2014 1:43:34 AM
  • Sikes: Odd fish tales coming out of Port Aransas
  • "Port Aransas, where the fish bite everyday," simply does not capture the essence of three fish stories reported since Sunday from a town formerly known as Tarpon, Texas. One involves a nightlong battle with a huge tiger shark. Another is a surprising and
  • Corpus Christi Caller
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  • 8/6/2014 11:27:33 PM
  • Texas Fishing Report, July 31
  • ATHENS: Water clear; 81-85 degrees; 0.37 feet low. Black bass are good on watermelon creature baits and topwater walking type baits. Crappie are fair on minnows and white jigs. Catfish are slow on rod and reel. BOB SANDLIN: Water clear; 82-86 degrees; 1.16
  • Tyler Morning Telegraph
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  • 7/31/2014 4:57:59 AM
  • Texas wildlife employee at fish hatchery dies
  • SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — A Texas Parks and Wildlife Department employee has died after working in a confined space at a state fish hatchery. San Marcos police on Tuesday afternoon responded to a report of an unconscious worker. Investigators say the man ..
  • The Facts
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  • 7/30/2014 6:25:04 AM
  • Aaron Perez fishing earlier this year
  • A decade after being bitten by a shark, Brazosport High School graduate Aaron Perez is now a student at Texas A&M at Corpus Christi. He said he still feels at home in the water and never misses an opportunity to go fishing.
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  • 7/28/2014 1:55:25 AM
  • Brice Cherry: UT’s Strong dives into Big 12 media fish bowl
  • DALLAS — Every microphone in the room lurched into position. Every camera trained its lens on the man of the hour. Welcome to the University of Texas, Charlie Strong. Or should I say, welcome to the largest fish bowl in college athletics? The eyes of ...
  • Waco Tribune-Herald
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  • 7/22/2014 11:59:40 PM
  • Outdoors: Teen finding success fishing rivers
  • He’s also done some river fishing, and he used that know-how to cash in on some Central Texas largemouth. He launched in the Brazos below the Whitney dam and caught 10 bass on the trip, including a 5 ½-pounder, on soft plastics. “While I was on the ...
  • Waco Tribune-Herald
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  • 7/19/2014 4:53:43 PM
  • Texas Fishing Report, July 17
  • ATHENS: Water clear; 85-89 degrees; 0.20 feet low. Black bass are slow on watermelon creature baits and topwaters. Crappie are slow on minnows and jigs. Catfish are good on trotlines and cut shad. BOB SANDLIN: Water clear; 86-89 degrees; 1.24 feet low.
  • Tyler Morning Telegraph
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  • 7/17/2014 5:00:16 AM
  • Locals filling up CCA Star fishing tourney board
  • With the Coastal Conservation Association Texas STAR fishing tournament in full swing, many locals are finding their name on the leaderboard. In the scholarship division, which awards $90,000 in prizes, some locals are looking at potentially taking home ..
  • The Facts
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  • 7/17/2014 1:54:09 AM
  • Deep Sea Roundup, a tradition of fishing and scholarship
  • PORT ARANSAS - Good fishing weather and calm seas ushered in the 79th Deep Sea Roundup this past weekend in Port Aransas. About 800 anglers from toddlers to octogenarians participated in this oldest of Texas fishing tournaments organized by the Port ...
  • Corpus Christi Caller
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  • 7/16/2014 4:42:58 PM
  • Texas fishing team reels in record-setting catch
  • PORT ARANSAS, Texas (AP) — A Houston fishing team has set the state saltwater record after reeling in a nearly 973-pound blue marlin. The Legacy Fishing Team caught the roughly 11-foot marlin on Friday at a fishing competition in Port Aransas. It landed ..
  • The Facts
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  • 7/15/2014 1:49:22 AM
  • Hooked for life: 11-year-old’s love of fishing brings tournament success
  • TATUM — East Texas is known for its fishing. Whether it’s for leisure or for competition, it isn’t hard to go to one of several lakes in the area and find someone casting their line into the water searching for a bite. There are usually several ...
  • Longview News-Journal
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  • 7/13/2014 3:53:26 AM
  • Texas Fishing Report, July 10
  • ATHENS: Water clear; 83-87 degrees; 0.05 feet low. Black bass are slow on watermelon creature baits in 2-6 inches of water. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines and cut shad. BOB SANDLIN: Water clear; 83-86 degrees; 1.09 feet low.
  • Tyler Morning Telegraph
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  • 7/10/2014 5:08:34 AM
  • Smith: Night fishing good way to avoid heat
  • Although East Texas has not broken the triple digit daytime highs in July, many bass anglers are starting to switch to night fishing to improve their odds of landing the big one. Fishing after dark is both exciting and can be very rewarding to the diligent
  • Longview News-Journal
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  • 7/10/2014 3:56:59 AM
  • Texas Fishing Report, July 3
  • Catfish are good on jug lines and cut shad. CEDAR CREEK: Water clear; 82-85 degrees; 3.06 feet low. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged craws and medium crankbaits near docks. White bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Hybrid striper are fair on topwaters
  • Tyler Morning Telegraph
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  • 7/3/2014 5:38:21 AM
  • 16 Sharks Found Dead in Illegal Mexican Fishing Operation
  • Four Mexican nationals aboard admitted to fishing illegally in the U.S. waters, where they caught 45 snapper totaling 378 lbs., and 16 sharks totaling 231 lbs. Gill nets, as they are called, are illegal in Texas.
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  • 7/3/2014 12:01:54 AM
  • More lake water means more fish - just not yet
  • “Usually right after a rise like that, we should get a pretty good spawning season for next year,” said John Clayton, a fisheries biologist for Texas Parks and Wildlife. “And if we can keep the water levels up, we should start noticing increases in ...
  • Lubbock Avalanche-Journal
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  • 7/1/2014 5:55:02 AM
  • A chance to protect Texas' fish, wildlife
  • It doesn't matter if they are grilled, fried, boiled, sautéed or chilled, Texans love their shrimp. And the shrimp industry is big business in our state, generating more than $2 billion in sales impacts every year. But not many people know that the secret
  • Chron
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  • 6/30/2014 7:25:06 PM
  • Smith: Summer is a great time to fish in East Texas
  • Ask any serious bass angler their favorite time of year to fish and “the spawn” is a typical answer. Although the spawn puts many bass in the shallow which enables the average angler to have above average results, the more studied bass angler would ...
  • Longview News-Journal
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  • 6/26/2014 3:59:16 AM

Texas Guides/Outfitters

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Texas Fishing Clubs

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