Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center
Who can beat a spring break to Athens? Athens, Texas that is, where you can get up close and personal with some of the largest fish in in the Lone Star State. You can learn about the native fish to Texas here, or take a brain break, kick back, and catch a few fish. This is the only Fishery operated by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department open to visitors, and is sure to please the whole family. Gars and catfish are just a few of the fish species you’ll find here. Complete with an indoor view of life in our reservoirs and a lake for fishing where the biggest recorded catch is over 54 pounds Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center is a must on your spring break bucket list.