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All about fishing for alligator gar, bowfin, chain pickerel, longnose gar, northern pike, saugeye, spotted gar and tiger muskie in Texas.

This state offers unique fishing opportunities. Listed below find information about these species of fish, found in Texas waters.

Fishing for miscellaneous species in Texas

Larger lakes across the state of Texas, with some of these miscellaneous fish populations, may include Cedar Creek Reservoir, Choke Canyon Reservoir, Cooper Lake, Diversion Lake, Eagle Mountain Lake, Lake E.V. Spence, Grapevine Lake, Hubbard Creek Reservoir, Joe Pool Lake, Lake Arrowhead, Lake Bob Sandlin, Lake Bridgeport, Lake Brownwood, Lake Buchanan, Lake Caddo, Lake Conroe, Lake Corpus Christi, Lake Fork Reservoir, Lake Granbury, Lake Houston, Lake J.B. Thomas, Lake Kemp, Lake Kickapoo, Lake Lewisville, Lake Limestone, Lake Livingston, Lake Lyndon B Johnson, Lake Meredith, Lake O the Pines, Lake Palestine, Lake Ray Hubbard, Lake Somerville, Lake Tawakoni, Lake Texana, Lake Texoma, Lake Travis, Lake Waco, Lake Whitney, Lake Worth, Lavon Lake, Martin Creek Lake, Medina Lake, Navarro Mills Lake, O.C. Fisher Lake, O.H. Ivie Lake, Palo Duro Reservoir, Pat Mayse Lake, Possom Kingdom Lake, Proctor Lake, Ray Roberts Lake, Red Bluff Reservoir, Richland Chambers Reservoir, Sam Rayburn Reservoir, Stamford Reservoir, Stillhouse Hollow Reservoir, Toledo Bend and many others.

Fishing for other species in Texas

Alligator Gar

Alligator gar

World record: 279.0 lbs*

TX State Record: 279.0 lbs



World record: 21 lbs 8 oz

TX State Record: 17.65 lbs

Chain Pickerel

Chain pickerel

World record: 9 lbs 6 oz

TX State Record: 4.75 lbs

Longnose Gar

Longnose gar

World record: 50 lbs 5 oz

TX State Record: 50.31 lbs

Northern Pike

Northern pike

World record: 55 lbs 1 oz

TX State Record: 18.28 lbs



World record: 15 lbs 6 oz

TX State Record: 7.78 lbs

Spotted Gar

Spotted gar

World record: 9 lbs 12 oz

TX State Record: 9.81 lbs

Tiger Muskie

Tiger muskie

World record: 51 lbs 2 oz

TX State Record: 9.06 lbs

By clicking on the images and links above, you will be taken to a page offering more information about the selected species.

Information on fishing for unique species, by state.


Learn the habits and lifecycle of each species

Many of the species we portray as "other" in this website are simply not as commonly fished for as the more popular fish. For insight into some of these "other" fish in Texas, visit the other fishing page for more in-depth information.

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