Guide To Finding Great Trout Fishing Locations In Texas
All about fishing for rainbow, brook and brown trout in area lakes and streams.
Major lakes with trout include Lake Corpus Christi, Lake Meredith and Lake Travis.
Other lakes, parks, ponds and rivers also contain stocked trout. Click here for a schedule of trout stocking in texas.
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Trout Species In The State
World record: 42 lbs 2 oz
State Record: 8.92 lbs
World record: 14 lbs 8 oz
State Record: 0.67 lbs
World record: 40 lbs 4 oz
State Record: 7.12 lbs
Click the images and links above for species details.
Select the best trout lures and baits
Trout spinners, crankbaits and jerkbaits work well for shallow, reasonably active fish. Salmon eggs, worms and prepared baits will work at virtually all depths.
The state record rainbow trout was taken from the Nueces River.
The Guadalupe River produced the state record brook trout and the state record brown trout.
Additional trout information
The 5 primary trouts are the rainbow, brook, brown, cutthroat and lake trout. Browns are considered the most difficult to catch and brookies are the easiest. Pure cold water is key to survival of the trouts.
Trout locations and info, by state.
The habits of trout.
Trout are considered some of the most difficult fish to fool. Once you locate Texas waters with a population of trout, the challenge becomes identifying trout flies and lures that will trigger strikes. Visit the trout fishing page to learn more about the habitat each of the trouts prefer.