Lakes, rivers and streams make Nacogdoches and Nacogdoches County a dream for anyone who enjoys fishing. From shoreline fishing a small pond to boating on some of Texas’ most famous bass lakes, plan to wet a hook while you’re here.

Lake Nacogdoches

Located on Loco Bayou, 10 miles west of Nacogdoches off FM 225, this 2,200 acre lake offers a great place to catch largemouth bass, crappie and sunfish. Access the lake from FM 225 West.

Lake Naconiche

Located on Naconiche and Telesco creeks, 14 miles northeast of Nacogdoches off State Highway 59.

Sam Rayburn Reservoir

Located on the Angelina River, 46 miles southeast of Nacogdoches off CR 427, this 114,500 acre lake offers excellent fishing year round. The most popular game fish at Sam Rayburn Reservoir is the largemouth bass; crappie, catfish, white bass, hybrid striped bass, Bluegill and redear sunfish are also present.