Go Fish: Learn to Fish at Texas State Parks


Want to go fishing or take your kids fishing, but don't know where to start?


  • No fishing licenses necessary in Texas State Parks.
  • Some loaner rods and reels available.
  • Bait provided.
  • Fun, hands-on learning for ages 5 and up.
  • Door prizes.
  • Bring hats, sunglasses, water and be ready for a good time.
  • Some sites offer fly fishing classes.

Go Fish! Calendar of Events

State Park Fishing Information

Go Fish! Workshop Coordinators By Park:

Bastrop/Buescher State Parks

Bill Brooks
Phone: 512-581-0377
Email: b.brooks@utexas.edu

Cedar Hill State Park

Aaron Kint
Phone: 972-900-1296
Email: aaronkintgofish@yahoo.com

Eisenhower State Park

Red River Flyfishers Club, Lee Yeager
Phone: 903-421-4984
Email: wlyeager@cableone.net

Galveston Island State Park

Nature Heritage Society
Phone: 847-780-6474
Email: natureheritagesociety.houston@gmail.com

McKinney Falls State Park

Lisa Roberts
Phone: 512-751-5418
Email: lwroberts@att.net