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Angler Recognition Program Fish Records and Awards

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department recognizes fishing excellence through its Angler Recognition Program. The program maintains state record lists for public and private waters and water body records for all public lakes, rivers, and bays. Junior Anglers (under 17 years of age) compete in a separate division. The program also issues certificates for other types of angler achievements.

Use the links on this page to search current records, review the types of awards available and learn how to submit your catch.

Special Notice: Angler Recognition Award processing has resumed, processing awards in the order they were received. October 2020 submissions are in process as of May, 2021.

Catch of the Month

Catch of the Month Photo

For more information, contact:

Inland Fisheries • (512) 389-4444 •
Texas Parks & Wildlife Department • 4200 Smith School Road • Austin, Texas 78744