Black Gap WMA: Fishing

Phone: (432) 376-2216
55 miles south of Marathon, 18mi down FM 2627
See maps and directions for specific location

Contact: Travis Smith

Dates Open: Open year round, except closed for Special Permit hunts. Contact the WMA for specific information.

Registration is required.


Fishing Permitted

For general information on fishing requirements and restrictions, see the Outdoor Annual Fishing Regulations. For information on fishing licenses, stamps, and tags see Outdoor Annual Fishing Licenses.

Fishing is only allowed along the Rio Grande. Various catfish are the only game species in the river. There is not a closed season except during closures for "special permit only" hunts. Anglers may access the Rio Grande through the management area by the use of one of three entry permits (APH or LPU.