Texas Fishing News & Reports

Rains boost lakes, fish stockings
ATHENS—Widespread rains in May and June did more than end the drought and raise lakes to levels not seen in years. Many lakes that had been scheduled for stocking contingent on significant spring rains were able to be stocked to take advantage of improved habitat.

Fortunately, TPWD freshwater fish hatcheries had a better-than-expected production year for such popular species as Florida largemouth bass, blue catfish, striped bass and palmetto bass (hybrid striped bass), making more fish available......Read More

Partners Unite to Protect Highland Lakes from Invasive Zebra Mussels
AUSTIN—Summer boating season is just around the corner and a coalition led by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is launching a major public awareness campaign to inform boaters about how to prevent invasive zebra mussels from infesting new water bodies.

As some of the most heavily trafficked lakes in the state, the Highland Lakes are very susceptible to infestation and boater diligence is critical for prevention.....Read More

TPWD Taking Comment on Shrimp and Oyster Regulations
AUSTIN – The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is currently seeking public comment on proposed changes in commercial shrimp and oyster regulations. The proposals will be considered for adoption by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission at its May 21 public hearing.....Read More
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There's hardly a region of Texas that doesn't offer excellent fresh water fishing. And, although the Lone Star State is primarily known for producing lunker largemouth bass, there is an amazing variety of fresh water fish available to Texas fishermen. Everything from white bass to rainbow trout, from warmouth to walleye, even redfish, believe it or not, are swimming in rivers, ponds and lakes across the Lone Star State. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced pro, you're sure to find something to help you catch more fish while reading online at Texas Weekend Angler. Simply click on a title from the article index below to begin enjoying TWA's informative and entertaining articles. Be sure to check back regularly, as Texas Weekend Angler is updated weekly.

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