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Get a map of recommended fishing spots

Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned angler, you don't need a boat to take advantage of fishing opportunities in the greater Austin area.

Many public parks provide bank access to the area's large reservoirs. Small lakes offer additional shore fishing opportunities. Sites highlighted in this brochure are easy to reach and offer some of the finest fishing in Texas.

Most waterways contain a variety of fish including largemouth bass, catfish, sunfish and carp. Lakes on the Colorado River watershed are home to white bass and our state fish, the Guadalupe bass. Bullfrog Pond in eastern Travis County is a Neighborhood Fishin' lake, stocked frequently with channel catfish in summer and rainbow trout in winter.

Check out the latest area fishing reports.

Buying a license is easy! They are sold in sporting goods stores, gun shops, discount stores, bait and tackle shops, and department stores throughout the state. Search locations

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