Fishing For Other Species In Texas
All about fishing for alligator gar, bowfin, chain pickerel, longnose gar, northern pike, spotted gar and tiger muskie in TX.
This state offers plenty of unique fishing opportunities. Listed below find information about some of these species of fish.
For info about local saugeye fishing, visit the TX walleye page.
Larger lakes across the state, 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.
Other Available Species
World record: 279.0 lbs*
State Record: 279.0 lbs
World record: 21 lbs 8 oz
State Record: 17.65 lbs
World record: 9 lbs 6 oz
State Record: 4.75 lbs
World record: 50 lbs 5 oz
State Record: 50.31 lbs
World record: 55 lbs 1 oz
State Record: 18.28 lbs
World record: 9 lbs 12 oz
State Record: 7.66 lbs
World record: 51 lbs 2 oz
State Record: 9.06 lbs
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Check out the Northern Pike Fishing page to get tips, tactics and methods for catching more pike. Also visit the top producing northern pike lures page to assist in selecting the best baits. The Muskie Fishing page offers methods, tips and tactics. Also view the page revealing the top producing lures for catching musky and tiger musky.
The state record aligator gar was taken out of the Rio Grande.
Lake Fork was home to the state record bowfin.
The state record chain pickerel was taken out of Pat Mayse Lake.
Trinity River served up the state record longnose gar.
The state record northern pike was taken out of Lady Bird Lake.
Junemann Bayou was home to the state record spotted gar.
The state record tiger muskie was taken out of Lake Nocona.
Information on fishing for unique species, by state.