5 Places You’ll Find The Best Fishing In And Around Houston


When finding the best fishing spots anywhere around, it can be easy to talk to the more avid fishermen in your life. Unfortunately, your more prone to hearing stories about the one that got away…again. Rather than deal with this, the following list offers the best fishing Houston has to offer its own residents but also its enormous influx of visitors from all over the world.

Eisenhower Park – Eisenhower Park is located on the south coast of Lake Houston, one of the areas largest lakes. Largemouth bass, crappie, and bluegill are common fish to find in this lake.

McGovern Lake – Located within Hermann Park near the Houston Zoo and Museum District, McGovern Lake is a seven acre lake and stocked with bluegill & bass. The lake is right next to the Houston Zoo entrance, and it is a really neat place to visit before or after going to the zoo.

Bane Park Lake – Bane Park Lake is on Houston’s northwest side and features several types of fish including rainbow trout, bluegill, largemouth bass, and catfish.

Sheldon Lake State Park – If you want to stay in the city, Sheldon Lake State Park is the closest state park to downtown Houston. You have an option between two large ponds stocked with trout and other fish. Guests need to be careful with alligators.

Tom Bass Park – Tom Bass Park is considered THE fishing place in Houston. It’s a popular place for fishing and is also nice for its other fun stuff including a playground, golf course, jogging paths, and dog park.

So, if you’re looking for the best fishing Houston and its surrounding areas has to offer, these are the places you have to check out. It must be noted that putting together a list of top fishing spots is pretty hard because as anyone who knows any serious anglers, they are not the type of people to divulge secret spots where they’ve had success. Happy casting!

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