The Urban Fishing Program was created to introduce fishing as a life long hobby to non-anglers and to provide a different fishing experience to active anglers. The program also provides citizens in the community with a fun, family oriented activity and provides physically challenged children with a sporting activity. The City of College Station and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department stocks the smaller pond at Stephen C. Beachy Central Park with catfish every two weeks from late April thru early November, except during August. It is also stocked with trout every two weeks from December thru early March.
The City of College Station has 5 ponds that are periodically stocked with Channel Catfish through the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and the Parks and Recreation Department. For City ponds there is a daily bag limit of five fish per day for each species of catfish, bass and trout. Children 16 years old or younger or adults born before September 1, 1930 do not need a fishing license. Contact the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for other regulations pertaining to fishing City ponds or in regards to special fishing license regulations.
Fishing events are periodically schedule by Kidfish for children's enjoyment at Stephen C. Beachy Central Park. The dates for the fishing events will be announced through the media when decided. Ponds being used for fishing events are stocked before each event.When fishing at City ponds, please remember to discard all litter into the trash receptacles.
For more information call 979.764.3486 or visit Stephen C. Beachy Central Park Office, 1000 Krenek Tap Road.