Fishing on Lake Texana
Lake Texana is open to anyone for fishing. The lake can be accessed by boat through any one of our 10 boat ramps. For shoreline fishing, visitors have access to the lake at Brackenridge Park, Texana Park or boat ramps. Anyone fishing on Lake Texana must hold a current Texas Parks and Wildlife fishing licence and must follow all Texas Parks and Wildlife Regulations.
Game fish found on Lake Texana include Catfish (blue, channel and yellow), Blue Gills, Crappie, Large Mouth Bass, White Bass, and Alligator Gar.
Bow fishing is also allowed on Lake Texana. Those interested must obtain a permit from Lavaca-Navidad River Authority's main office prior to bow fishing. Bow fishing is allowed north of HWY 111, which includes the Mustang Creek, Sandy Creek and Navidad River. Only species of gar and other rough fish may be taken by bow fishing. Permittees are required to notify LNRA or LNRA Security prior to entering the designated bow fishing areas.
All visitors accessing Lake Texana shall comply with all the rules and Ordinances of the Authority. In addition, visitors shall comply with all local, state and federal game and boating safety laws, rules and/or regulations.