Tony Houseman/Blue Elbow Swamp WMA: Fishing

Phone: (936) 553-7641
8096 FM 2782
Nacogdoches, TX 75964

Contact: Hope Zubek

Dates Open: Open year round.


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.

Channel catfish is the main species found in the canal and river. Bank anglers must possess a valid APH permit. No trapping except for crawfish. No unattended fishing lines or crawfish traps allowed.