If you're ever planning an angling trip in the Lone Star State or just want to get acquainted with its fishy treasures, you're in the right place.

Here's a rundown of the top 14 fish species you can find in Texas, thanks to Fisherman's Authority.

14. Largemouth Bass:

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The all-time favorite across the U.S., Texas is no exception. Places like Lake Fork and Falcon Lake are renowned for this heavyweight champ.

13. Smallmouth Bass:

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Specifically popular in the northern rivers of Texas, you might be lucky enough to catch a hefty one, just like the record 7.93 lb from Lake Meredith.

12. Redfish:

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The symbol of Texas saltwater fishing. It’s as delicious as it is beautiful.

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11. Flounder:

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These camouflaged fish dwell near the coast. Whether you're using shrimp or trying gigging, the flounder won’t disappoint with its taste.

10. Striped Bass:

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A challenge to catch due to its size and will. It's quickly climbing the popularity ladder among foodies.

Texas has lots of different fish, both in lakes and by the sea. This means people who like to fish have many options. Each fish, because of how it fights when caught or how it tastes, makes fishing in Texas special. So, get your fishing stuff ready, and hope for good luck.

Let me know what you think at nico@klaq.com

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Top 14 Texas Fish: Ultimate Guide for Every Angler

Here's a rundown of the top 14 fish species you can find in Texas.

Gallery Credit: Fisherman's Authority

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