Fishing in Texas

Texas offers a great variety of fish species. Purchase your fishing license today, and go with your family to a spot near you.

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Top Fishing Spots in Texas

Lake Buchanan
Lake Buchanan is a great place for boaters, anglers and campers. The lake boasts unique granite gravel shores ideal for swimming and exploring.
Inks Lake
Fishing, skiing and scuba diving are all up for grabs on the water here.
Cedar Hill State Park
This park located near Dallas-Ft Worth, Texas is perfect for families who enjoy fishing and boating.
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Common Catches in Texas

Spotted Seatrout
Spotted Seatrout
Two large, recurvate canine teeth in the front of the upper jaw stand out noticeably on the spotted seatrout.
Flounder
Flounder
The flounder is a rapid swimmer and a good light-tackle game fish. It is the most important flatfish of the Atlantic states.
Red Drum
Red Drum
Red drum up to about 10-15 lb. (5-7 g) are very fine eating.
Channel Catfish
Channel Catfish
The Channel catfish is very highly regarded for its food and sports value. The Channel catfish is most abundant in the central part of U.S. and southern states.
Green Sunfish
Green Sunfish
The green sunfish is a panfish with white, flaky flesh.
Largemouth Bass
Largemouth Bass
The largemouth bass is the most popular freshwater game fish in the U.S. Learn more about how you can identify a largemouth bass, where to catch it and what bait and lures to use.

Texas Fishing Tips And Information

Pier & Surf Fishing

Pier & Surf Fishing

Saltwater pier and surf fishing is a great way to start saltwater fishing.

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Saltwater Bay Fishing Guide & Info

Saltwater Bay Fishing

Reefs, hills and shallows are some the best saltwater fishing locations.

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Lakes & Ponds for Freshwater Fishing

Lake & Pond Structures

Learn the importance of structures for the best freshwater fishing in lakes and ponds.

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