Wednesday, February 8th, 2023
Wednesday, February 8th, 2023

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Texas: Catfish Stockings in Houston-area Lakes to Begin the Week of April 18

ATHENS, TX – Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) will
begin stocking channel catfish the week of April 18 into two
Houston-area lakes that are part of the Neighborhood Fishin’

The two sites are located at Mary Jo Peckham Park, 5597 Gardenia
Lane,in Katy and Tom Bass I Park, 3452 Fellows Road,in South
Houston. Stockings will take place every two weeks until the end of
October, except during the month of August.

Stockings are planned for the following weeks: April 18; May 2,
16 and 30; June 13 and 27; July 11 and 25; September 5 and 19; and
October 3, 17 and 21.

Exact dates for stocking may vary and are not announced in
advance in order to spread fishing pressure over the entire

Anyone 17 years or older needs a fishing license to fish at the
Neighborhood Fishin’ locations, and anglers can use no more than
two poles while fishing. The bag limit for channel catfish is five
fish per day with no minimum length limit.

Neighborhood Fishin’ is a cooperative effort between TPWD and
local cities to promote fishing in community fishing lakes.
Neighborhood Fishin’ is supported by local government partners and
the Toyota Texas Bass Classic Foundation. For more information


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