Texas Fishing

Custom made fishing rods available. They are one of kind. Contact John to order one today!

Great Texas Fishing Locations:

Texas has a wealth of lakes, rivers and coastal areas for fishing. Please visit the Texas Parks and Wildlife website for weekly fishing reports, licensing information, and a list of fishing locations throughout the state.

These lakes are great for fishing and all of these lakes below are within 50 miles from our store so you don’t have to travel too far to reach a fishing spot. These lakes are good for many different kinds of fish, including:

Rainbow Trout

Nearby Texas Lakes for Fishing

Lake Bastrop – this lake is good for Bass and also for Catfish. (approx. 32 miles from us)



Walter E. Long Lake  – this lake is good for Catfish and Crappie. (approx. 22 miles from us)


Canyon Lake  – this is a good Catfish spot. (approx. 43 miles from us)


Guadalupe River (Seguin) – this river has Rainbow Trout and is good for fly fishing. (approx. 45 miles from us)



Here are some great YouTube videos about Texas fishing:


Canyon Lake, Texas Bass Fishing  by Southwest Outdoors Report

South Texas Catfish Association Fishing Tournament

Canyon Lake. Texas Freshwater Fishing

Bass Fishing in Lake Bastrop by Southwest Outdoors Report

Fly Fishing for Trout in the Guadalupe River

For Fishing Rod & Reel Parts or Custom Built Rods

Call me today to order parts, repairs, or even a custom built fishing rod for yourself or as a gift. Make this the year you get yourself a custom-made fishing rod built just for you or repair your favorites!

John’s Tackle Box
P.O Box 1521
Buda, TX 78610
(512) 585-2029