Gus Engeling WMA: Fishing (GEWMA)

Phone: (903) 928-2251
16149 North US Hwy 287
Tennessee Colony, TX 75861

Contact: Jeffrey Gunnels

Dates Open:

The Gus Engeling WMA is now open with limited access. Use caution as road and bridge damage exists from recent flood events.

Open except for drawn hunts in fall and winter. Please call ahead when planning to visit during hunting season.

Dates Closed

Daily On-site registration

is required of all public users. General public access to the area is during daylight hours through designated legal entry points only and by APH or LPU Permits.

Registration is required.


Fishing Permitted

For general information on fishing requirements and restrictions, see the General Rules of the Texas Fishing Guide. For information on fishing licenses, stamps, and tags, see Fishing Licenses.

Fishing is allowed anytime, except when the Area is closed for hunts. Game fish and non-game fish can be caught in the spring-fed creek, streams and lake. Canoes and kayaks are allowed. Alligators are a part of the natural habitat and should be considered dangerous. Check with WMA office for more information.

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