Texas Fishing

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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

Going Fishing? Stop at John’s Tackle Box!

John’s Tackle Box is located in Neiderwald, TX, which is about 20 miles south of Austin and 67 miles northeast of San Antonio. Stop by to get all your bait and tackle supplies for a great day of fishing at Canyon Lake, Lake Bastrop, or the Guadalupe River, to name a few.

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


Upcoming Fishing Tournaments in Texas

2014 Kayak Angler’s Tournament Series

2014 Fly Fishing Film Tour

Texas Team Trail Presented by Cabela’s 2014 Schedule