Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center

5550 FM 2495
Athens, TX 75752- Map It
Phone: (903) 676-2277

AAA Editor Notes

Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center is 4 mi. e. of SR 31 on FM 2495. More than 300,000 gallons of aquarium exhibits display every major species of freshwater fish found in Texas. The center includes a dive show auditorium, a fishing museum, an angler's pavilion, wetland trails and a casting pond. Catch-and-release fishing equipment is provided. A 15-minute tram ride takes visitors on a tour of the outdoor hatchery.
Guided tours are available.
(Includes fishing) $5.50; $4.50 (ages 65+); $3.50 (ages 4-12).
Hours: Tues.-Sat. 9-4, Sun. 1-4. Dive show and tram tour offered Tues.-Fri. at 11, Sat. at 11 and 2, Sun. at 2. Closed Jan. 1, Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas.