Best Fishing in Texas

This list represents the most popular fishing in Texas. Use this list to plan your next Texas fishing trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

  • #1 Lake Amistad (TX / Mexico Border)

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    Del Rio, TX

    Short Take: 67,000 acres; large rocky canyons but only one major tributary; widespread hydrilla. The last thing serious fishermen would expect to see in a deep, clear-water lake is hydrilla, ...
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    Short Take: 67,000 acres; large rocky canyons but only one major tributary; widespread hydrilla. The last thing serious fishermen ...

  • #2 Lake Fork

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    Emory, TX

    Short Take: 27,690 acres; shallow hydrilla, standing timber, deep ridges. Her name was Ethel, and since November of 1986 she has ranked as one of the most famous females in Texas. Most famous ...
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    Short Take: 27,690 acres; shallow hydrilla, standing timber, deep ridges. Her name was Ethel, and since November of 1986 ...

  • #3 Sam Rayburn

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    Lufkin, TX

    Short Take: 114,500 acres; shallow hydrilla, underwater ridges, large tributaries and bays. You can’t see it, even when you launch up the lake at Caney Creek, but if you head north from there ...
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    Short Take: 114,500 acres; shallow hydrilla, underwater ridges, large tributaries and bays. You can’t see it, even when you ...

  • #4 Richland - Chambers Reservoir

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    Corsicana, TX

    Short Take: 44,752 acres, filled with shallow standing timber and well-defined creek channels. It was mid-afternoon on a warm June day, and while Alton Jones and a friend had enjoyed moderate ...
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    Short Take: 44,752 acres, filled with shallow standing timber and well-defined creek channels. It was mid-afternoon on a ...

  • #5 Toledo Bend Reservoir (TX / LA Border)

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    Milan, TX

    Short Take: 186,000 acres; filled with brush, standing timber, hydrilla and eelgrass; shallow flats. One November day in 1967, Hemphill, Texas resident Tommy Martin and a friend launched their ...
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    Short Take: 186,000 acres; filled with brush, standing timber, hydrilla and eelgrass; shallow flats. One November day in ...

  • #6 Samuell Farm Trail

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    Dallas, TX

    This former farm offers a flat, meandering trail that travels through pastures and wooded groves, by ponds, and over a bubbling creek via a bridge or jumping from rock to rock. The creek and ...
    •  2 hours
    •  2.5 miles

    This former farm offers a flat, meandering trail that travels through pastures and wooded groves, by ponds, and over a bubbling ...

  • #7 Lake Ray Roberts Greenbelt Trail

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    Dallas, TX

    This 5-mile out-and-back hike through dense forest by the banks of the Elm Fork of the Trinity River links Lake Ray Roberts to Lake Lewisville and offers great bird watching and plenty of wildlife, ...
    •  2 to 3 hours
    •  5 miles

    This 5-mile out-and-back hike through dense forest by the banks of the Elm Fork of the Trinity River links Lake Ray Roberts ...

  • #8 Loyd Park Trail

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    Dallas, TX

    This 1-mile loop trail through hardwood bottomland skirts the edge of Walnut Creek by Joe Pool Lake, where some try their luck at catching crappie, catfish, and bass. It’s pricey to enter the ...
    •  30 minutes
    •  1 miles

    This 1-mile loop trail through hardwood bottomland skirts the edge of Walnut Creek by Joe Pool Lake, where some try their ...