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Neighborhood Fishing

Greenbriar Lake offers great fishing year round without leaving the city limits.

Texas Parks & Wildlife stock the lake with channel catfish, bluegill sunfish, green sunfish and largemouth bass — as well as rainbow trout in winter months — to create an urban fishery and family recreational fishing experience.

Rules

Children under age 17 can fish for free, but all adults must get a fishing permit with a freshwater stamp to fish in the state of Texas.

Individuals only may catch up to five channel catfish (no minimum length). Visit the Texas Parks & Wildlife website or call 1-800-792-1112 to find out about fishing regulations on other species.

Before fishing in Texas waterways or other urban lakes, check for any active fishing advisories.

Remember to catch and release

Officials recommend catching and releasing slow-growing largemouth bass and sunfish. For those who want to eat what they catch, remember to take precautions to avoid health risk from contaminants.

Lakes, especially in urban settings, collect pollutants that wash down stream and run off from the surrounding area. Largemouth bass have been tested for contaminates and are considered safe, but simple steps can reduce health risks from pollutants:

  • Clean and dress fish as soon as possible
  • Fillet and cut away the fat and skin before cooking
  • Remove the head and guts
  • Cook so that the fat drains away from the fish

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Calendar

Labor Day Luncheon at Eugene McCray Community Center: 10 a.m. Sept. 4, 2019; Eugene McCray Community Center, 4932 Wilbarger.

Sidewalk Sale at Victory Forest Community Center: 8 a.m. Sept. 7, 2019; Victory Forest Community Center, 3427 Hemphill.

Grandparents Brunch at Fire Station Community Center: 10 a.m. Sept. 7, 2019; Fire Station Community Center, 1601 Lipscomb.

Cherokee Basket Weaving: 1 p.m. Sept. 7, 2019; Log Cabin Village, 2100 Log Cabin Village Ln.
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Night Under the Stars at Andrew Doc Session Community Center: 7 p.m. Sept. 7, 2019; Andrew Doc Session Community Center, 201 S. Sylvania Ave.

Grandparents Brunch at Hillside Community Center: 10 a.m. Sept. 10, 2019; Hillside Community Center, 1201 East Maddox Ave.

Movie Night at Highland Hills Community Center: 6 p.m. Sept. 13, 2019; Highland Hills Community Center, 1600 Glasgow Rd..

Canceled Health Fair at Southside Community Center: 9 a.m. Sept. 18, 2019; Southside Community Center, 959 E. Rosedale.

Mental Health Awareness Fair at Como Community Center: 10 a.m. Sept. 21, 2019; Como Community Center, 4900 Horne St.

Buttermilk Junction Old Time String Band: 1 p.m. Sept. 21, 2019; Log Cabin Village, 2100 Log Cabin Village Lane.

Field Trip to the Star in Frisco - Worth Heights Community Center: 2 p.m. Sept. 21, 2019; Worth Heights Community Center, 3551 New York Ave.

Fall Hats for Seniors at Como Community Center: 10 a.m. Sept. 23, 2019; Como Community Center, 4900 Horne St.

Movie in the Park at Hillside Community Center: 6 p.m. Sept. 26, 2019; Hillside Community Center, 1201 E. Maddox Ave.

Glow Party at Como Community Center: 5:30 p.m. Sept. 27, 2019; Como Community Center, 4900 Horne.

National Night Out at Hillside Community Center: 5 p.m. Oct. 1, 2019; Hillside Community Center, 1201 E. Maddox.

National Night Out at MLK Community Center: 6 p.m. Oct. 1, 2019; Mlk Jr. Community Center, 5565 Truman Drive.

Canceled Parking Lot Sale at Southside Community: 7 a.m. Oct. 5, 2019; Southside Community Center, 959 E. Rosedale.

Fall Festival at Andrew Doc Session Community Center: 10 a.m. Oct. 5, 2019; Andrew Doc Session Community Center, 201 S. Sylvania Ave.

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Address:
4200 S. Freeway, Suite 2200
Fort Worth, TX 76115
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Telephone:
817-392-5700

Fax:
817-392-5724

Interim Director:
David Creek

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