While there are several areas around Lake Meredith's shores to fish, easily accessible areas include the docks at Sanford-Yake and Spring Canyon. Other good fishing spots are the shores of Harbor Bay, Cedar Canyon, Chimney Hollow, or Bugbee Canyon.

Texas Parks & Wildlife Department has information on licenses and other regulations.

Young fisherman fixing at Sanford Yake at Lake Meredith on a sunny day.  The water and sky are light blue.
Young fisherman in action at Sanford Yake

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Two fishing poles on the dock at Sanford Yake on a sunny morning.
Two Fishing Poles on the dock at sunrise

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Fishing Regulations
Texas Fresh Water Bag and Length Limits Apply
See Texas Parks and Wildlife for license requirements and other regulations.
See the Texas Parks and Wildlife link for Exceptions to Freshwater Harvest Regulations for Lake Meredith.
Local Fishing Regulations (


Last updated: April 12, 2024

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Fritch, TX 79036


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