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

Inks Lake State Park
This Park is within an hour’s drive of Austin, Texas offers picturesque scenery and good fishing.
Galveston Island State Park
For great fishing in the Gulf of Mexico near Houston, head to Galveston Island State Park.
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.
Redfish Drum
Redfish 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.
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.

Types of Fishing in Texas

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

Saltwater Bay Fishing

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

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Lakes & Ponds

Lakes & Ponds

Lakes and ponds are great places for fish to live. Learn where to find fish, tips and more

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