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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.

  • Thousands Of Dead Fish Wash Ashore, Ruin Couple’s Wedding Day
  • GALVESTON BAY, Texas (CBS) — Fish are causing a problem for a soon-to-be bride and groom in Galveston Bay, Texas, but it has nothing to do with their menu. The smell at Galveston Bay has become unbearable. Kristi Ling, the bride, dealt with the matter ...
  • CBS Philly
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  • 6/8/2018 1:59:00 PM
  • Texas owl saved from fishing line entanglement
  • This 3 June 2018 video from the USA says about itself: When A Man Went To Help An Owl Trapped In Fishing Line, The Raptor’s Reaction Came Out Of The Blue When Craig Loving arrived at his job at a country club one day in 2017, one can only imagine that he .
  • dearkitty1.wordpress.com
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  • 6/8/2018 1:55:00 PM
  • Bassmaster Elites Return to Texas and the Sabine River
  • ORANGE, Texas — Last year’s devastating Hurricane Harvey, which ravaged Houston and the rest of southeast Texas, may have had one positive effect: It seems to have helped fishing in the Sabine River system. The 2018 Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Elite at ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 6/4/2018 7:37:00 AM
  • Try These East Texas Kayak Paddling Trails
  • Kayaks have huge opportunities in East Texas with the creation of paddling trails. Numerous lakes and streams feature designated paddling trails for your fishing and wildlife viewing enjoyment. If you live in East Texas and have considered getting a kayak
  • fishgame.com
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  • 6/3/2018 11:13:00 AM
  • Free fishing day is held on the first Saturday of June across Texas
  • SAN ANGELO, TEXAS - "They let everybody have a free fishing day. They can be resident, non-resident. It's just something they do, in a way to give back to the community" Snack n Tackle employee, Johnny Galindo, says. It's a one day opportunity for people .
  • Concho Valley Homepage
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  • 6/2/2018 3:48:00 AM
  • Annual free fishing day set for Saturday in Texas
  • AUSTIN – Texas offers a Free Fishing Day on the first Saturday in June every year to help kick off National Fishing and Boating Week. On this day anglers can fish on any public waterbody in the state without a fishing license. To help celebrate Free ...
  • Odessa American
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  • 6/1/2018 11:24:00 PM
  • Texas Free Fishing Day 2018
  • Officials from Texas Parks and Wildlife have declared tomorrow, June 2nd as the state’s free fishing day for 20-18. What that means is tomorrow, you can fish on any public body of water in Texas without a fishing license and without paying a fee.
  • KTRE
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  • 6/1/2018 10:04:00 PM
  • Texas Parks and Wildlife OKs license-free fishing on Saturday
  • SAN ANTONIO - On Saturday, people will be able to fish at any public body of water in Texas license-free. The initiative, dubbed "Free Fishing Day" by Texas Parks and Wildlife, gives fishers the opportunity to fish without a license. Bag and size ...
  • KSAT
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  • 6/1/2018 6:33:00 PM
  • Texas free fishing day is this Saturday
  • On Saturday, June 2, you can fish on any public body of water without a fishing license for Texas' free fishing day. Texas Parks and Wildlife said while you don't need a fishing license on that day, the bag and size limits will still be enforced.
  • KXXV News Channel 25
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  • 6/1/2018 5:16:00 PM
  • You can fish for free in Texas on Saturday
  • HOUSTON - If you like to fish but don’t have a license, then Saturday is your day. According to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, anglers can cast into any public body of water in the state without a license Saturday. The department is also ...
  • Click2Houston
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  • 6/1/2018 5:04:00 PM
  • Tomorrow is Free fishing day in Texas
  • According to the Texas Parks and Wildlife, tomorrow you can fish on any public waterbody in Texas without a fishing license. Although there will be no fees on any body of water across the state, TPWD said that bag and size limits will still exist.
  • MSN
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  • 6/1/2018 3:40:00 PM
  • Fish without a license anywhere in Texas Saturday
  • Texas (PRESS RELEASE) – Texas offers a Free Fishing Day on the first Saturday in June every year to help kick off National Fishing and Boating Week. On this day anglers can fish on any public waterbody in the state without a fishing license. To help ...
  • Big Country Homepage
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  • 6/1/2018 1:57:00 PM
  • Outdoors: Free fishing Saturday at Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center
  • ATHENS — The Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center will have free fishing available for the whole family on June 2. This event serves as the beginning of National Fishing and Boating Week. Families could win prizes in a catfish tournament at TFFC's casting pon
  • Palestine Herald-Press
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  • 6/1/2018 12:12:00 AM
  • Three illegal fishing crews apprehended off South Texas coast
  • Three boat crews reportedly engaged in illegal fishing off the South Texas coastline have been interdicted, according to the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG). The Coast Guard, along with Customs and Border Protection National Air Security Operations Center Corpus .
  • KRISTV.com
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  • 5/31/2018 10:02:00 PM
  • Free fishin': Where you can drop a line at no cost this Saturday
  • The first weekend of June kicks off National Fishing and Boating week, and Texas is celebrating by offering free fishing --meaning license-free fishing -- on any body of water in the state on Saturday, June 2, according to the Texas Parks and Wildlife.
  • KVUE
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  • 5/31/2018 5:25:00 PM
  • Saturday, June 2, is Free Fishing Day in Texas
  • This Saturday, June 2, in Texas, is Free Fishing Day. That means, you can fish any public body of water in Texas without a fishing license for the day. This is also kicks off National Fishing and Boating Week. There are many other events going on across ..
  • KKTX-FM
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  • 5/31/2018 5:11:00 PM
  • Snook Tricks that Work
  • Texas isn’t exactly known for burgeoning snook populations, but in certain places at certain times it’s a great gamefish to pursue. If, that is, you know how to get ’em. Because snook are one of those species that often behave in very specific ways ...
  • fishgame.com
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  • 5/30/2018 2:09:00 PM
  • USCG interdicts boat engaged in illegal fishing off Texas
  • As informed, the Coast Guard crews stopped one lancha with a total of five Mexican fishermen onboard engaged in illegal fishing. One lancha boat, with fishing gear onboard, was seized. The Mexican fishermen were detained and transferred to border ...
  • SAFETY4SEA
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  • 5/30/2018 11:11:00 AM
  • Ten Ways to Celebrate Free Fishing Day in Texas
  • AUSTIN – Texas offers a Free Fishing Day on the first Saturday in June every year to help kick off National Fishing and Boating Week. On this day anglers can fish on any public waterbody in the state without a fishing license. To help celebrate Free ...
  • tpwd.texas.gov
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  • 5/28/2018 5:06:00 PM
  • STAR Tagged Redfish
  • Sixty specially tagged redfish are being prepped as the STAR-ring attraction in the 29th Annual CCA Texas State of Texas Anglers’ Rodeo (STAR) sponsored by the Texas Ford Dealers, Tilson Home Corporation and Capital Farm Credit. The tournament kicked ...
  • fishgame.com
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  • 5/28/2018 11:12:00 AM
  • EDITOR’S NOTES by Chester Moore
  • I asked a life guard and he said there were jellyfish out there. I went snorkeling and did indeed get a couple of small jellyfish stings, but I have seen more jellies on Texas beaches with no panic. I have also seen signs warning about deadly bacteria in .
  • fishgame.com
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  • 5/26/2018 4:35:00 AM
  • Fisherman accused of fraud in east Austin fishing tournament
  • AUSTIN, Texas (KXAN) - A fisherman who went to great lengths to make his catch look larger than they were was arrested, accused of committing fraud in an east Austin fishing tournament, authorities say. Texas Parks and Wildlife Department game wardens were
  • easttexasmatters.com
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  • 5/26/2018 12:11:00 AM

Texas Guides/Outfitters

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Texas Fishing Clubs

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