Houston Texas Salt-Water Fishing
Houston salt water fishing is a popular sport for seasoned fisherman and beginners alike. The area offers a variety of charter companies, guides, outfitters and fishing instruction plus a choice of fish, both shallow and deep sea big game. The season is long, the fish are jumping and an experience of a lifetime wait just off the shores of Houston, Texas.
Exotic fish rules, fish that are harmful, fish that are endangered and other rules about fishing in Texas are available on the state page for Parks and Wildlife.
The agency shows clearly stated rules and regulations about sport fishing, including the areas available to fish and the seasons, cautions and information about the many species in the area. Salt water fishing devices, tips for release and where to get licenses are included.
During the summer, warm winds make surf fishing a sweet deal for those seeking trout and other salt water
game fish. The dawn patrol are wadefishermen who get up very early and fish the shallow waters. Study caution and safety regulations carefully as dawn shallow water fishing presents a different set of challenges for those fishing at dawn.
Salt water fishing tournaments are hosted throughout the summer in the Houston area. In June, the Houston Geological Society hosts an annual tournament including guest speakers and in July the Houston Association of Professional Landmen holds another annual fishing event with workshops. More are held as through the fishing season, including the KOA campgrounds tournaments.
Salt water fishing enthusiasts can check weekly fishing reports through the Texas Parks and Wildlife site online. This reports page offers readers all saltwater locations for the best fishing, localized reports, searches according to bodies of water or location and state region. Links to information on catch and release programs, tagged fish, federal water fishing and bag limits.
Deep Sea Fishing
Houston boasts numerous expert charters offering the interested big game fisherman a variety of charter packages. Deep sea fishermen can find popular saltwater big game like marlin, red snapper and tuna just 50 miles offshore from Houston. Charter companies outfit clients, teach safety and offer fishing tips and information. Guides offer both experienced and beginner packages.
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