Learn To Fish at Texas State Parks

AUSTIN— Cast a line for the first time during upcoming Go Fish events this month at several Texas State Parks. These free workshops teach the basics of fishing and are open to the public.

Families can spend time together learning to fish through hands-on activities. Registration and the event starts at 9 a.m. Equipment and bait are provided or you can bring your own. Adults must accompany children. Sun protection and water are recommended. No fishing license is necessary to fish at any Texas State Park, and entry to parks are free for children 12 and under.

Upcoming workshops include:

May 21 — Go Fish Learn to Fish event at Galveston Island State Park
May 21 — Go Fish Learn to Fish event at McKinney Falls State Park
If unable to make it to these workshops, some parks offer loaner tackle for anyone who wants to go fishing. For a list of sites with equipment available, visit the Tackle Loaner program webpage.

For more information, visit the Go Fish webpage on the Texas Parks and Wildlife website. For other scheduled dates year-round, visit the Go Fish calendar page.