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Fishing in Austin, Texas

Austin, the vibrant capital city of Texas, sits in the heart of the Texas Hill Country, surrounded by vast rivers and lakes. The easily accessed waterways of Austin provide premier fishing year-round, with a variety of diverse fisheries to explore. With some great local guides to help you make the most of Texas’ fishing opportunities, the city of Austin may be just the place for your next angling adventure. Explore the best guided fishing trips around Austin, Texas right here.

ATX Fishing Guide Service's Carson Conklin with a healthy Texas Hill Country bass. Courtesy of Carson Conklin.

Fly Fishing Austin, Texas

It's easy to escape the hustle and bustle of the big city with guides like Kyle Jordan. Courtesy of Kyle Jordan.

Lying at the confluence of the Guadalupe and Colorado rivers, Austin, Texas is home to some fantastic fishing. The urban fly fishing in and around Austin, Texas is some of the best in the country. The abundant waterways present year round fly fishing opportunities for some awesome freshwater game fish — striped bass, largemouth bass, rainbow trout, carp, gar, and catfish. Not only are Austin’s lakes well stocked, but a drive down to the Texas coast will yield some of the best inshore redfish fishing in the entire country.

Austin Float Trip Charters

Floats on local rivers around Austin, Texas with guides like Kyle Jordan yield some of the best freshwater fly fishing in the state. Courtesy of Kyle Jordan.

Embarking on a Texas float trip opens the door to an intimate and immersive fishing experience. These float trips offer a unique perspective, allowing anglers to explore secluded spots that are often unreachable without the right type of watercraft. Expert fishing guides will share their wealth of knowledge about the local fishing, optimal fishing tactics, and the area's rich natural history. With one of AnyCreek’s guides tailoring the experience to your enjoyment, all that’s left for you to do is fish.

Exploring Austin, Texas

Beyond its outstanding fishing opportunities, Austin, Texas boasts a vibrant city culture, world-class restaurants, hilarious stand-up comedy, and a thriving music scene. Known as the “Live Music Capital of the World,” Austin is home to an array of unforgettable music festivals, live performances, and local A-list artists. Explore Austin’s numerous parks, such as Zilker Park, where you can unwind with a picnic, hike scenic trails, or even take a refreshing dip in Barton Springs Pool. Immerse yourself in the city's unique blend of art, music, and history by visiting the Blanton Museum of Art, or catching live performances at iconic venues like the Moody Theater. Austin's warm and welcoming atmosphere extends to its local breweries and eateries, offering a delicious culinary experience with a taste of the local Austin culture. Austin offers too many wonderful experiences to capture here, so be sure to check out everything this capital city has to offer before your trip. And, if you happen to be in town on a Monday night, try snagging some tickets to Kill Tony at the Comedy Mothership on 6th street for a night of laughs you will remember forever.

You can also knock some unexpected local species off the list like this warmouth, a native to Austin, Texas waters. Courtesy of Angler's Choice Fly Fishing guide Andrew Milliorn.

Planning your Austin Fishing Trip

When planning your Austin fishing trip, start by searching AnyCreek to find the perfect guided experience for you. With countless local guides who’ve grown up fishing Austin’s extensive lakes and rivers or the nearby Texas coastline, AnyCreek specializes in providing you the most premier time out on the water. Set some days aside, check the local forecast, and pack accordingly — proper licenses, sunscreen, sun shirts, hats, polarized eyewear, and a camera. Your guide will take care of what you need for your time out on the water — gear and tackle. Anytime before your trip you can chat with your guide using AnyCreek’s Chat feature located under your account info. After booking your Austin fishing charter, all that’s left to do is prepare for a one of a kind fishing experience.

Chase blitzes of landlocked striped bass and hybrid "wipers" with guides like Hunter Denette - ATX Bass Guide. Courtesy of Hunter Denette.

Texas Redfish Charters

If you’re looking to hit the coast, make sure you go fish with some of the best inshore fishing guides in the country. Check out the towns of RockportPort O’Connor, and Port Aransas.

Doubled up on Texas bull reds on the fly with Capt. Mason Matejcek. Courtesy of Mason Matejcek.

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