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Houston Fishing Forecast

Target Species of Fish

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

  2. Common Carp

    There is a 22.7% catch rate for Common Carp, based on 953 Common Carp counted.

    Houston Common Carp Counts Chart
    Common

    ENLARGE HOUSTON COMMON CARP COUNTS CHART


  3. Channel Catfish

  4. Channel Catfish

    There is a 21.82% catch rate for Channel Catfish, based on 916 Channel Catfish counted.

    Houston Channel Catfish Counts Chart
    Channel

    ENLARGE HOUSTON CHANNEL CATFISH COUNTS CHART


  5. Gulf Menhaden

  6. Gulf Menhaden

    There is a 11.6% catch rate for Gulf Menhaden, based on 487 Gulf Menhaden counted.

    Houston Gulf Menhaden Counts Chart
    Gulf

    ENLARGE HOUSTON GULF MENHADEN COUNTS CHART


  7. Gizzard Shad

  8. Gizzard Shad

    There is a 7.67% catch rate for Gizzard Shad, based on 322 Gizzard Shad counted.

    Houston Gizzard Shad Counts Chart
    Gizzard

    ENLARGE HOUSTON GIZZARD SHAD COUNTS CHART


  9. Green Sunfish

  10. Green Sunfish

    There is a 7.5% catch rate for Green Sunfish, based on 315 Green Sunfish counted.

    Houston Green Sunfish Counts Chart
    Green

    ENLARGE HOUSTON GREEN SUNFISH COUNTS CHART


  11. Largemouth Bass

  12. Largemouth Bass

    There is a 4.55% catch rate for Largemouth Bass, based on 191 Largemouth Bass counted.

    Houston Largemouth Bass Counts Chart
    Largemouth

    ENLARGE HOUSTON LARGEMOUTH BASS COUNTS CHART


  13. Bluegill

  14. Bluegill

    There is a 4.17% catch rate for Bluegill, based on 175 Bluegill counted.

    Houston Bluegill Counts Chart
    Bluegill

    ENLARGE HOUSTON BLUEGILL COUNTS CHART


  15. White Crappie

  16. White Crappie

    There is a 3.64% catch rate for White Crappie, based on 153 White Crappie counted.

    Houston White Crappie Counts Chart
    White

    ENLARGE HOUSTON WHITE CRAPPIE COUNTS CHART


  17. Black Drum

  18. Black Drum

    There is a 3.41% catch rate for Black Drum, based on 143 Black Drum counted.

    Houston Black Drum Counts Chart
    Black

    ENLARGE HOUSTON BLACK DRUM COUNTS CHART


  19. White Bass

  20. White Bass

    There is a 2.88% catch rate for White Bass, based on 121 White Bass counted.

    Houston White Bass Counts Chart
    White

    ENLARGE HOUSTON WHITE BASS COUNTS CHART


Recommendations above based on 36 species of fish and 4198 fish counted for April around Houston.

To date, there are 70 species of fish and a total of 18621003 fish counted for Houston and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 1/1/1830 (194 years).

Last Update: 4/17/2024 1:57:04 PM

*** 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 Houston are the following:

  1. Redfish Island Ledge
    Small ledge that is good to work for flounder and redfish.


  2. Fred Hartman Bridge


  3. UNNAMED


  4. Hole 6


  5. Hole 3


  6. BAYVIEW REEF
    BAYVIEW REEF


  7. Hole 4


  8. Hole 5


  9. Hole 6


  10. UMBRELLA POINTREEF
    UMBRELLA POINTREEF


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Top Houston Bait & Tackle Stores

  1. Brown Lures


  2. Mike's Fishing Reel Repair


  3. Fly Casting Lesson


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Top Houston Fishing Charters & Guides

  1. Circle H Outfitters


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