We like to say “Life's Better Outside” and fishing is certainly one way to enjoy life outside – with friends and family or even if you're flying solo. If you are (or think you might be) interested in fishing, we've got you covered.
Learn to Fish
Learn tips and techniques at TPWD fishing events. Events offered include intros to fishing basics, workshops, and more. TakeMeFishing.org's online beginner's guide also provides resources to get you started.
Buy a Fishing License
Anglers in Texas need a fishing license unless under age 17 or fishing a state park. Buy your license or explore free fishing opportunities. 100% of your license fees go toward conservation efforts and secures the future of fishing in Texas.
Know the Rules & Regulations
The Outdoor Annual has all the fishing rules you need to know. Use the free mobile app without internet connectivity and carry a digital copy of your license!
Plan Your Fishing Trip
Head out prepared! We'll help you find just the right place to fish, what's biting, as well as tips from the experts.
Excited but overwhelmed? Enjoy these how-to-fish videos on a range of important and fun topics.
Guides, rules and more are at your fingertips with these free apps.