Please practice social distancing even when outdoors.

Protect your health and that of others by following state and local orders related to the pandemic. Please follow guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Texas Department of State Health Services.

If you plan to go fishing, stay close to home and 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.

TPWD District Fisheries Office

PO Box 1446
Pottsboro, Texas 75076
(903) 786-2389
Dan Bennett, Biologist

About the Area

Local Information

  • TLC Tackle, Gainesville
    (940) 665-4326
  • Gainesville Chamber of Commerce
    (940) 665-2831

Nearby State Parks


Moss Lake

Public Access Facilities

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The City of Gainesville operates two public boat ramps. A boat permit is required: contact Public Works Department, 104 West Hird Street, (940) 668-4540 from 8 am – 5 pm, Monday – Friday. The permit is $35/year.

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