Alert

Practice social distancing even when outdoors.

Please follow guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Texas Department of State Health Services.

Check the status of the location you're planning to fish.

Some fishing access points are closed. As always, a valid fishing license is required and you must follow Texas fishing regulations, which can be found in the Outdoor Annual.

See list of temporary closures and operations adjustments.

Invasive Species Alert
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Texas Lake Finder

Some lakes and public access areas are closed due to heavy flooding. Check these sites for updates:

To prevent the spread of zebra mussels, the law requires draining of water from boats and onboard receptacles when leaving or approaching public fresh waters.

Select a region name or a section of the map. Follow the links for access information and fishing tips on more than 150 lakes.

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