Texas Catfish Fishing: Good Spots and Tips for Catching Catfish in Texas

There are several rivers worth mentioning when it comes to fishing for catfish in Texas. If you are looking for Blue catfish, they are abundant and BIG in the Nueces, Trinity, Sabine, Guadalupe, Lavaca, Navidad, Frio, Red, and San Antonio Rivers.

If you are looking for channel Catfish, they are easy to locate and catch in the Trinity, Colorado, Rio Grande, Frio, Guadalupe, Brazos and Sabinal Rivers.

If you are looking to catch your limit of flathead catfish, try the Navasota and Trinity, but don’t forget the Guadalupe, Colorado Navasota, Brazos, Frio Sabine, San Antonio, and Neches.

Even with all of these tips, there are plenty of other great places in Texas for catfish fishing. Talk to the locals when you visit about small fishing holes that may not be readily known by travelers. Ask to head out onto the water with them, for an excellent fishing experience perhaps with tips and methods provided to you. There is no doubt that Texas catfish fishing will give you a good experience, no matter where you actually head out to enjoy. With a huge number of fish, in various species available, the fishing in Texas is excellent.

Not everything may be bigger in Texas. The debate is still on, but one thing is certain. The lonestar state does have some excellent catfishing!

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Dan Eggertsen is a fellow catfish fishing enthusiast to the point of obsession. :) He's been providing solid advice on catfish fishing since 2004.

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