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Tag Archives: Texas fishing

(Photos, clockwise from bottom left: Pam Steinhaus/USFWS, Stan Bousson, Cindy Samples/USFWS)

Gone Fishing

Anglers are a secretive bunch. They’ll sooner understate the size of a fish they’ve caught than reveal their favorite fishing spot. We, in the National Wildlife Refuge System, are not secretive. We’re proud to say that more than 270 national wildlife refuges provide wonderful fishing spots for everyone. Learn about…


Neches River White Bass

Three Leased Public Fishing Access Areas in Texas Open for White Bass Anglers

AUSTIN – White bass are one of Texas’ most sought after game fish, especially when they make their annual spring spawning migration into rivers above reservoirs. Now that those fish are on the move, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) River Access and Conservation Area program has opened free…


Kraken

Watch the Sinking of the Kraken!

AUSTIN- The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Artificial Reef Program sank a 371-ft cargo vessel, named The Kraken, on Jan. 20, 2017. Dubbed the Kraken after the mythical, squid-like sea monster immortalized on film and in literature, the vessel was sunk 67 miles off the coast of Galveston to create…


Leased Access Areas Open for Guadalupe Bass Anglers

Leased Access Areas Open for Guadalupe Bass Anglers

AUSTIN—Anglers targeting prized Guadalupe bass now have greater access to prime fishing along three Central Texas rivers, thanks to temporary leased access agreements between private landowners and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD). The leased access sites are located on the lower Colorado, Llano and San Marcos rivers and…


Spring into Fishing at Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center

Spring into Fishing at Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center

ATHENS—Families looking for a place to have an inexpensive, rewarding family vacation during spring break need look no farther than the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center (TFFC) in Athens. Located just 75 miles southeast of Dallas, 100 miles east of Waco and 180 miles north of Houston, TFFC is a one-tank-of-gas…


Bob Cappallo

Hey Texas, Learn to Fly-fish at TFFC May 18

_ Expert fly-fisher Bob Cappallo will teach fly-fishing for beginners at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center May 18 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The class is open to adults 18 and older. No fly-fishing experience is required. Equipment will be provided, but students may bring their own. The $50…


Texas Parks and Wildlife

Texas Parks and Wildlife Turns 50 This Year

Agency Calls for Texans To Share Stories, Photos, Become Ambassadors for the Future AUSTIN – In the late summer of 1963, the most popular show on television was “The Beverly Hillbillies,” a gallon of gas cost 29 cents, the University of Texas Longhorns were headed toward their first national football…


Toyota Texas Bass Classic Comes to Lake Conroe Next Month

Angling Competition Benefits Texas Parks & Wildlife; Kids 17 & Under Free LAKE CONROE, Texas — The Toyota Texas Bass Classic, a Professional Anglers Association (PAA) sanctioned event, is only one month away from its debut on Lake Conroe. The October 16 — 18 competition benefits Texas Parks & Wildlife…


‘Take Me Fishing 101’ Video Series Prepares New Anglers for Outdoor Adventure

AUSTIN, Texas — A new “how-to” video series from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department walks novice anglers through everything they need to know to get started in a sport that often is seen as a gateway to the great outdoors. The 11-segment “Take Me Fishing 101” series is hosted…