Where to go fishing in the Houston area By Houston Chronicle

Where to go fishing in the Houston area By Houston Chronicle

American Legion Park

Nearly 10 acres of surface water, with freshwater fishing on two floating piers. 4015 Lexington, Missouri City, 281-403-8500; tx-missouricity.civicplus.com. Dawn-dusk, daily. SW

Bane Park Lake

Stocked with rainbow trout and also contains bluegill, channel catfish and largemouth bass. 9600 W. Little York, 281-353-8100. 7 a.m.-10 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-10 p.m. Sat.-Sun. NW

Carver Park

A 23-acre park featuring a large fishing pond. 6415 Park, Texas City; 409-948-3111, texas-city-tx.org. 7 a.m.-10 p.m. daily. SE

Double Lake Recreation Area

23-acre campground has a fishing pier (bass, bream and catfish), boat ramp and multiple hiking and biking trails. 301 FM 2025, Coldspring, 936-653-3448; recreation.gov. 8 a.m.-8:30 p.m. $7-$90. N

Dwight D. Eisenhower Park

Offers a nature trail and fishing area. 13400 Aqueduct. 7 a.m.-8 p.m. daily. SE

Galveston North Jetty

The jetty extends 5 miles into the Gulf of Mexico and is a popular fishing and crabbing spot. 17th Street, Port Bolivar; fishingbolivar.com. Daily. SE

Kitty Hollow Park

Fishing pier and bank access. 9555 Texas 6 S., Missouri City. SW

Mary Jo Peckham Park Pond

At the fishing pier, visitors can catch catfish and rainbow trout. 5597 Gardenia, Katy, 281-496-2177; pct3.com, tpwd.texas.gov. 7 a.m.-10 p.m. daily. W

Pleasure Island

18.5-mile island offers sailing, boating, fishing and crabbing. Between Sabine Neches Waterway and Sabine Lake in Port Arthur. 520 Pleasure Pier, 409-982-4675; pleasureislandtx.com. SE

Seawolf Park

On Galveston's Pelican Island, this park offers a popular fishing pier. 100 Seawolf Park, 409-797-5114. 7 a.m.-11 p.m. Sun.-Thurs., 24 hours Fri.-Sat. $6-$9. SE

Sheldon Lake State Park

Year-round fishing and a boat ramp. 14140 Garrett. SE

61st Street Fishing Pier

Fishing all day and night, with pier that offers bait, rod rentals and snack bar. 6101 Seawall, 409-744-8365; 61stpier.com. All day, daily March-Dec. $10 adults: $6 children 10 & under; $1 seniors. Rates decrease late at night. SE

Sylvan Beach Park

31-acre park features a boat ramp, fishing pier, bait shop and swimming. 636 N. Bayshore, La Porte, 713-274-2400; hcp2.com. 7 a.m.-10 p.m. Mon.-Sun. SE

Texas City Dike

Boat ramps, fishing piers and fishing/cleaning tables. Texas City Dike, in Texas City, texas-city-tx.org. Open 24 hours daily. $5 per vehicle on weekends March-Oct. SE

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