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Guide To Fishing At Lake Houston

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What to fish for...

Fishing for largemouth bass, spotted bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, blue catfish, black crappie, white crappie, bluegill, longear sunfish, tilapia, white bass, yellow bass, striped bass, hybrid striped bass and bowfin at Lake Houston in East Texas.

Lake Houston, TX

Providing a wide variety of fish species for anglers, Lake Houston is an 11,800-acre lake in the southeast part of Texas, at Houston. Bass crappie and bluegill top the list of angler interest here, but the lake also supports respectable populations of catfish, sunfish, striped bass, hybrid stripers and bowfin.

Most of the shoreline around the lake is not accessible for fishing from the bank. However, there are a few areas with access. Kayaks and canoes can provide access to fishing areas, and there are boat launch ramps to facilitate launching of all types of boats for fishing, water sports and sightseeing. Marinas on the water serve the boating and fishing visitors with standard marina products and services.

Primary fish species residing in Lake Houston

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Largemouth bass Spotted bass Channel catfish Flathead catfish Blue catfish Black crappie White crappie Bluegill Longear Sunfish Tilapia White Bass Yellow Bass Striped bass Hybrid Striped Bass Bowfin

Lake Houston Amenities

Marina: YES
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: NEARBY
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Restaurant: YES

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Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings

Alexander Deussen Boat & Kayak Launch Ramps
Located in the southwest corner of the lake, off Deussen Drive, the boat ramp is a two-lane, concrete ramp with docks and paved parking. There is also a kayak launch ramp.

BJ's Marina Boat Launch
Located in the northeast corner of the lake, off Calvin Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with gravel parking.

Newport Lake Houston Access & Boat Ramp
Located in the southeast corner of the lake, off near the east end of the dam, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and gravel parking.

Walden Boat Ramp
Located in the northwest corner of the lake, off Nehoc Lane, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and gravel parking.


Lake Houston Marina
10611 FM 1960
Huffman, TX 77336
281 324-1264

Click here for a Texas Fishing License.

Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Eastlake RV Resort - 832 243-6919

Lake Houston Marina Campground - 281 324-1264

Lake Houston Wilderness Park Campground - 832 395-7690

Lone Star Lakes RV Park - 281 399-8977

Lake Houston TX Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

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Contact Information

Lake Houston
Lake Houston Area Chamber
110 West Main Street
Humble, TX 77338
281 446-2128


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