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Top Austin Fishing Spots

  1. olver
    4/2/2017 12:59:52 PM - olver


  2. 7.0 lb Largmouth bass, male
    8/20/2014 1:18:22 PM - 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!


  3. Bulb Red
    11/7/2013 6:58:35 AM - Matagorda Texas


  4. Wilbarger Creek
    6/9/2012 9:20:55 PM -


  5. Pedernales River
    6/9/2012 9:20:55 PM -


  6. San Marcos River
    6/9/2012 9:21:00 PM -


  7. Duke Lake Number 2
    5/18/2011 12:50:58 AM - Duke Lake Number 2 30.0136, -97.3403


  8. Boat Ramp2207
    1/27/2022 9:53:54 AM -


  9. Draeger Lake
    5/18/2011 12:51:00 AM - Draeger Lake 30.4035, -97.2203


  10. NORTH SAN GABRIEL DAM AND LAKE GEORGETOWN
    4/22/2011 11:49:50 PM -
    NORTH SAN GABRIEL DAM AND LAKE GEORGETOWN Recreation Project


    30.675000240 -97.725000240



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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. Striped Bass

  2. Striped Bass

    There is a 29.91% catch rate for Striped Bass, based on 32 Striped Bass counted.

    Austin Striped Bass Counts Chart
    Striped

    ENLARGE AUSTIN STRIPED BASS COUNTS CHART


  3. Green Sunfish

  4. Green Sunfish

    There is a 17.76% catch rate for Green Sunfish, based on 19 Green Sunfish counted.

    Austin Green Sunfish Counts Chart
    Green

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  5. Redbreast Sunfish

  6. Redbreast Sunfish

    There is a 9.35% catch rate for Redbreast Sunfish, based on 10 Redbreast Sunfish counted.

    Austin Redbreast Sunfish Counts Chart
    Redbreast

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  7. Largemouth Bass

  8. Largemouth Bass

    There is a 6.54% catch rate for Largemouth Bass, based on 7 Largemouth Bass counted.

    Austin Largemouth Bass Counts Chart
    Largemouth

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  9. Longear Sunfish

  10. Longear Sunfish

    There is a 5.61% catch rate for Longear Sunfish, based on 6 Longear Sunfish counted.

    Austin Longear Sunfish Counts Chart
    Longear

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  11. White Bass

  12. White Bass

    There is a 5.61% catch rate for White Bass, based on 6 White Bass counted.

    Austin White Bass Counts Chart
    White

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  13. Smallmouth Bass

  14. Smallmouth Bass

    There is a 4.67% catch rate for Smallmouth Bass, based on 5 Smallmouth Bass counted.

    Austin Smallmouth Bass Counts Chart
    Smallmouth

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  15. Blue Catfish

  16. Blue Catfish

    There is a 3.74% catch rate for Blue Catfish, based on 4 Blue Catfish counted.

    Austin Blue Catfish Counts Chart
    Blue

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  17. Walleye

  18. Walleye

    There is a 3.74% catch rate for Walleye, based on 4 Walleye counted.

    Austin Walleye Counts Chart
    Walleye

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  19. Bluegill

  20. Bluegill

    There is a 2.8% catch rate for Bluegill, based on 3 Bluegill counted.

    Austin Bluegill Counts Chart
    Bluegill

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Recommendations above based on 17 species of fish and 107 fish counted for December around Austin.

To date, there are 30 species of fish and a total of 2838 fish counted for Austin and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 1/1/1860 (162 years).

Last Update: 12/1/2022 9:48:28 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.

View full Austin Fishing Forecast to see all species and best lures and colors to use.

Latest Austin Fishing Reports

  • olver
    4/2/2017 12:59:52 PM - olver


  • Barton Creek bass
    3/3/2017 5:16:14 PM - 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
    2/10/2017 7:46:12 PM - 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
    1/31/2017 9:26:08 AM - 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
    6/14/2016 11:01:30 PM - 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!
    3/22/2016 6:30:44 PM - 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
    2/10/2015 6:47:20 PM - caught a 16" spotted bass on regular worms


  • American Bald Eagles
    8/22/2014 9:30:20 PM - 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
    8/20/2014 1:18:22 PM - 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
    8/16/2014 5:50:26 PM - 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


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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. Texas Hawgs Guide Service


  4. Sportsmans Finest


  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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