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Austin Fishing



Austin Fishing Forecast

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data for fishing Austin, you should target one of the following species for this time of year:
  1. Bluegill

  2. Bluegill

    There is a 27.45% catch rate for Bluegill, based on 143 Bluegill counted.

    Austin Bluegill Counts Chart
    Bluegill

    ENLARGE AUSTIN BLUEGILL COUNTS CHART


  3. Green Sunfish

  4. Green Sunfish

    There is a 26.1% catch rate for Green Sunfish, based on 136 Green Sunfish counted.

    Austin Green Sunfish Counts Chart
    Green

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  5. Largemouth Bass

  6. Largemouth Bass

    There is a 14.97% catch rate for Largemouth Bass, based on 78 Largemouth Bass counted.

    Austin Largemouth Bass Counts Chart
    Largemouth

    ENLARGE AUSTIN LARGEMOUTH BASS COUNTS CHART


  7. Longear Sunfish

  8. Longear Sunfish

    There is a 12.48% catch rate for Longear Sunfish, based on 65 Longear Sunfish counted.

    Austin Longear Sunfish Counts Chart
    Longear

    ENLARGE AUSTIN LONGEAR SUNFISH COUNTS CHART


  9. Redbreast Sunfish

  10. Redbreast Sunfish

    There is a 7.87% catch rate for Redbreast Sunfish, based on 41 Redbreast Sunfish counted.

    Austin Redbreast Sunfish Counts Chart
    Redbreast

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  11. Channel Catfish

  12. Channel Catfish

    There is a 4.03% catch rate for Channel Catfish, based on 21 Channel Catfish counted.

    Austin Channel Catfish Counts Chart
    Channel

    ENLARGE AUSTIN CHANNEL CATFISH COUNTS CHART


  13. Redear Sunfish

  14. Redear Sunfish

    There is a 2.69% catch rate for Redear Sunfish, based on 14 Redear Sunfish counted.

    Austin Redear Sunfish Counts Chart
    Redear

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  15. Guadalupe Bass

  16. Guadalupe Bass

    There is a 0.96% catch rate for Guadalupe Bass, based on 5 Guadalupe Bass counted.

    Austin Guadalupe Bass Counts Chart
    Guadalupe

    ENLARGE AUSTIN GUADALUPE BASS COUNTS CHART


  17. Common Carp

  18. Common Carp

    There is a 0.77% catch rate for Common Carp, based on 4 Common Carp counted.

    Austin Common Carp Counts Chart
    Common

    ENLARGE AUSTIN COMMON CARP COUNTS CHART


  19. Warmouth

  20. Warmouth

    There is a 0.77% catch rate for Warmouth, based on 4 Warmouth counted.

    Austin Warmouth Counts Chart
    Warmouth

    ENLARGE AUSTIN WARMOUTH COUNTS CHART


Recommendations above based on 17 species of fish and 521 fish counted for February around Austin.

To date, there are 33 species of fish and a total of 41588 fish counted for Austin and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 1/1/1830 (194 years).

Last Update: 2/22/2024 3:04:34 AM

*** PLEASE NOTE ***
Please check local, state/province, and federal laws before fishing for any species found on this site. All data is based on historical data found for this area, and in some cases as far back as the year 1600.

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The Top 10 Fishing Spots for Austin are the following:

  1. Wilbarger Creek


  2. North San Gabriel Dam


  3. Boat Ramp2207


  4. Rocks462


  5. 4


  6. 1


  7. Starnes Island


  8. 2


  9. Bastrop


  10. Windy Point Park


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Latest Austin Fishing Reports

  • Barton Creek bass
    Barton Creek starts as a trickle in Hays County and meanders northeast until it ends in Lady Bird Lake (aka Town Lake) and Barton Springs Pool.  Barton Creek flows through mo


  • White Bass
    It’s still winter here in Austin Texas and that can mean temperatures ranging from below freezing to almost 80 degrees maybe in the same day!  On warmer sunnier late winter a


  • Tilapia and Barton Creek
    As Lady Bird cools down invasive Tilapia move into the “warmer spring fed” waters of Barton Creek.  In years past they numbered well into the hundreds!  They will spend most


  • Ultralight Spin Fishing
    Ultralight spin fishing is a natural (IMHO) progression for the fly fisherman.  The right UL outfit can allow one to cast “flures” which is shorthand for “flies”.  Lefty Kreh


  • It’s White Bass time!
    Spring is just around the corner and there is plenty of water in central Texas.  Time to get out and chase the early arrivals white bass.  The males typically start the run a


  • spotted
    caught a 16" spotted bass on regular worms


  • American Bald Eagles
    American Bald Eagles can be found through out the US including here in sw Colorado.  There is a pair living above Totten Reservoir near Cortez Colorado that I’ve been lucky e


  • 7.0 lb Largmouth bass, male
    Zoom red bug 10" super worm! tough spot to get to gotta wade the middle n of the creek to get to it, WORTH IT. STAY HOOK'ED AN FISH ON!


  • Mudbugs
    Mudbugs (aka crayfish crawdads dinner) inhabit many of the lakes and reservoirs in sw Colorado.  For some odd reason they tend to grow to incredible sizes even with the short


  • Mesa Verde Colorado
    Mesa Verde Colorado was my destination as I left Austin TX Saturday April 5.  It was easy going on day one with a nice tailwind and gentle rolling vistas.  I hit New Mexico i


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Top Austin Bait & Tackle Stores

  1. Blue Action Tackle
    All things Blue Water! Premium hand-crafted rigs for the offshore enthusiast like us. From Deep Dropping to trolling, we cover the water column.

  2. YETI COOLERS


  3. Sportsmans Finest


  4. Texas Hawgs Guide Service


  5. Comal Tackle Co Inc


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Top Austin Fishing Charters & Guides

  1. Hill Country Fly Fishing
    The rivers and streams of central Texas are some of the clearest, most picturesque waters you will find anywhere! These gems are home to a wide variety of fish, from carp and catfish, to rio grande perch and smallmouth bass. You would be hard pressed

  2. Texas Hawgs Guide Service


  3. River Hills Outfitters


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