8 State Parks in 100 Best U.S. Family Fishing Spots Print
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Sunday, 20 July 2014 14:44

8 State Parks in 100 Best U.S. Family Fishing Spots


woman and happy boy fishing together, dockSome of the best family-fishing spots in America are close to home, according to the Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation. Eight Texas state parks excelled in criteria that included proximity to an urban area, abundance of common fishing species, nearby amenities, room to cast a line, and recommendations from anglers. The eight Texas spots are:

6. Galveston Island State Park, Galveston
. Cedar Hill State Park, Cedar Hill
Inks Lake State Park, Burnet
Lake Livingston State Park, Livingston
Eisenhower State Park, Denison
Lake Corpus Christi State Park, Mathis
Huntsville State Park, Huntsville
Blanco State Park, Blanco

And as you know, fishing is always free in Texas state parks, so plan some time to wet a line. Forgot to pack the fishing gear? Many state parks loan fishing equipment.