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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

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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.

  • 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 .
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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
  • 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
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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
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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 Fishing Report
  • Edited and compiled by J.P. Greeson, Bink Grimes, Kendal Hemphill and Mark Perry for the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department under a federal grant provided by the Sport Fish Restoration Program - updated 9-10-14 at 4:15 p.m. BASTROP: Water stained; 86-90 ...
  • The Facts
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  • 9/10/2014 5:31:05 PM
  • Bluegill fishing tourney set at Freshwater Fisheries Center
  • ATHENS — The Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center’s annual Bluegill Family Fishing Tournament will take place on Saturday, Sept. 27. Pre-registration is required. Mail registration must be received by Wednesday, Sept. 24. You may register in person on the ...
  • Longview News-Journal
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  • 9/4/2014 3:55:00 AM
  • Bluegill fishing tourney set
  • ATHENS — The Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center’s annual Bluegill Family Fishing Tournament will take place on Saturday, Sept. 27. Pre-registration is required. Mail registration must be received by Wednesday, Sept. 24. You may register in person on the ...
  • Longview News-Journal
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  • 9/4/2014 3:55:00 AM
  • Texas Fishing Report, September 4
  • ATHENS: Water clear; 83-87 degrees; 1.06 feet low. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged creature baits and finesse jigs. Crappie are fair on white jigs and minnows. Catfish are slow on prepared bait and rod and reel. BOB SANDLIN: Water clear; 83-87 degrees
  • Tyler Morning Telegraph
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  • 9/4/2014 1:53:18 AM
  • 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

Texas Guides/Outfitters

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Texas Fishing Clubs

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