The Edwin L. Cox, Jr., Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center (TFFC) combines visitation and outdoor education with a production fish hatchery. Its mission is to provide an educational, entertaining visitor experience that promotes freshwater sport fishing and the enhancement, conservation and stewardship of aquatic resources in Texas. Click here for days, hours, admission fees and directions.
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tffc is a facility of the Inland Fisheries Division of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD), the state agency charged with the management and conservation of the natural and cultural resources of Texas.
TFFC Programs and Activities
Educational programming at TFFC promotes the wise use and conservation of Texas’ natural resources.
Aquaria and Exhibits
300,000 gallons of aquaria and other exhibits allow study of native Texas fish in natural environments.
A state-of-the- art production hatchery stocks superior fish into Texas public waters.
Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame
A museum and hall of fame honor the traditions and heritage of freshwater fishing in Texas.
Interpretive Wetlands Trail
A wheelchair-accessible trail emphasizes ecology and the interrelationships among aquatic habitats.
The Toyota ShareLunker Program works to enhance largemouth bass genetics.