Best Fishing Spots in San Antonio

fishing spots in san antonio

San Antonio is blessed with plenty of fishing spots. The city is bustling with amazing fishing spots where fishing -freaks can have a ball. Here are some of the best spots mentioned-below.

Boerne City Lake Park

A view of a lake surrounded by snow

Located at 1 City Lake Road, this park has everything from a massive lake to a disc golf course. Because of COVID-19, there is a capacity limit for the park and once the park has reached capacity for the day, nobody else will be allowed inside. 

Brackenridge Park

A lake with a mountain in the background

Located at 3700 N. St. Mary’s Street, Brackenridge Park is an oasis in the city. Established in 1899, this park is 343-acres and sits along 2.2 miles of the San Antonio River. Its central location makes it an easy drive for anyone who lives in San Antonio. Brackenridge Park is on the National Register of Historic Places and is a Texas State Antiquities Landmark. 

Braunig Lake

Formerly known as Victor Braunig Lake, this body of water can be found about 17 miles south of San Antonio on Highway 37. The lake is known to have red drum, largemouth bass, channel and blue catfish. 

Calaveras Lake

Located 20 miles south of San Antonio off Loop 1604, Calaveras Lake is an excellent spot for fishing. Red drum, channel catfish, blue catfish, largemouth bass and more can all be found in Calaveras Lake. 

Canyon Lake

The visitor center for Canyon Lake is located at 3934 FM 2673. Visitors to Canyon Lake, in addition to fishing, can go camping, boating, hiking, swimming and more. Canyon Lake has 80 miles of shoreline and there are many places to rent in the area if you’re looking to stay for longer than a day trip. 

Converse North Park City Lake

Located at 8200 Spring Town Street, this park is known for great fishing and has been stocked by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department in the past. There are fields for playing baseball and football as well as a basketball court. 

Denman Estate Park

Located at 7735 Mockingbird Lane in the Medical Center area, this park is known for its relaxing, tranquil atmosphere. Visitors can fish, walk around the trails, enjoy the picnic areas and there are plenty of photo opportunities here as well. 

Earl Scott Pond

Located on the Leon Creek Greenway near the Buddy Calk Trailhead at 12160 Babcock Road, this pond has a history of being stocked with fish from Texas Parks and Wildlife. Bass, catfish and bluegill have all been previously stocked at Earl Scott Pond.

Elmendorf Lake Park

Located at 3700 W Commerce Street, Elmendorf Lake Park allows fishing from the bank or a pier overlooking the water. The park also features trails, walkable bridges, and a water play area. Even if you’re not looking to go fishing, this is still a good place to enjoy the outdoors and take a stroll. The park is open from 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. every day.

Fischer Park

There are two fishing ponds located in Fischer Park in New Braunfels. The park, located at 1935 Hilltop Summit Road, also has greenway trails. 

Landa Park

Located at 164 Landa Park Drive in New Braunfels, this massive 51-acre park has everything from a wading pool and boathouse to a golf course, nature trails, and of course – places to fish. 

These are some of the best fishing spots in San Antonio.

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