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Find a Fishing Spot Close to Home

The closer to home you cast your bait, the more time you get on the water. Try these three useful tools to find places to fish near your home:

Texas Outdoor Annual app: Use the “Where to Fish” option to search waterbodies within 5 to 50 miles of your location. Find size and location, available fishing reports and regulations. outdoorannual.com.

The app is free to download and can be used to access information, such as changes to hunting and fishing rules or your license, without an internet connection.

Lake finder: Use the map to find a lake in your area, plus access information and fishing tips for 150-plus lakes (including the locations of habitat structures).

River Access Points: Anglers and paddlers can use leased river access areas. You’ll find directions to the access points, contact info and other details.

Some lake and river access points may be closed during the pandemic. Confirm by phone before you head out.

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