Gus Engeling WMA: Fishing (GEWMA)


Phone: (903) 928-2251
Address:
16149 North US Hwy 287
Tennessee Colony, TX 75861

Contact: Jeffrey Gunnels

Dates Open:
NOTE: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR ORDER NO. 014-002 (PDF)
"Due to planned Eastern Turkey research efforts on Gus Engeling Wildlife Management Area (Unit #754), the Executive Director of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department ORDERS the Feral Hog and Squirrel, Rabbits and Hares hunts by Annual Public Hunting Permit scheduled for the March 1-April 30 and May 1-31, 2014 cancelled."
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Sept. 1-27
Oct. 5-25
Nov. 25-Dec. 1
Dec. 10-15, 21
Jan. 5, 11-19, 25-26
June 1-Aug. 31.
Daily On-site registration is required of all public users. General public access to the area is during daylight hours through designated legal entry points only and by APH or LPU Permits.

Please note that the Gus Engeling WMA is CLOSED on dates not posted above.

Registration is required.

Fishing

Fishing Permitted

For general information on fishing requirements and restrictions, see the General Rules of the Texas Fishing Guide. For information on fishing licenses, stamps, and tags, see Fishing Licenses.

Fishing is allowed anytime, except when the Area is closed for hunts. Game fish and non-game fish can be caught in the spring-fed creek, streams and lake. Canoes and kayaks are allowed. Alligators are a part of the natural habitat and should be considered dangerous. Check with WMA office for more information.

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