For more information on fisheries in the Dallas-Fort Worth area contact:

Inland Fisheries District Office
6200 Hatchery Road
Fort Worth, Texas 76114
(817) 732-0761

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River Fishing in Dallas-Fort Worth

Map of Trinity River System Clear Fork Trinity River West Fork, upstream River Legacy Park, Arlington West Fork, downstream Mountain Creek Denton Creek Elm Fork Trinity River Main Channel Trinity River

Public Access Points

This page identifies public access points to the Trinity River system, listed by stream or tributary. Note: Fish consumption bans advisories are in effect for much of this area. Check the box below for details.

Clear Fork, Tarrant County
West Fork, Tarrant County
West Fork, Dallas County
Mountain Creek, Dallas County
Denton Creek
Elm Fork, Dallas County
Main River Channel, Dallas County

Fish Consumption

The Texas Department of State Health Services has issued consumption advisories for the following areas:

  • Clear Fork of Trinity River from Benbrook Reservoir dam and West Fork from Lake Worth dam, including main stem of the Trinity downstream to US 287 bridge. Anglers are advised not to eat any fish caught in this area.
  • Mountain Creek Lake in Dallas County. Anglers are advised not to eat any fish caught in this lake.
  • Lake Worth in Tarrant County. Persons should not consume blue catfish, channel catfish or smallmouth buffalo from this lake.

For details on these and other Texas consumption advisories, visit the DSHS Seafood Safety web pages.