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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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Fourth of July Parade at Andrew Doc Session Community Center: 10 a.m. July 2, 2019; Andrew Doc Session Community Center, 201 S. Sylvania Ave.

Independence Day Luncheon at Eugene McCray Community Center: 10 a.m. July 3, 2019; Eugene McCray Community Center, 4932 Wilbarger.

July Fourth Celebration at Chisholm Trail Community Center: 1 p.m. July 3, 2019; Chisholm Trail Community Center, 4936 McPherson Blvd.

Fourth of July Cookout at Victory Forest Community Center: 6 p.m. July 3, 2019; Victory Forest Community Center, 3427 Hemphill.

Lock In at Highland Hills Community Center: 8 p.m. July 12, 2019; Highland Hills Community Center, 1600 Glasgow Rd..

Toddler's Day Out at Hillside Community Center: 10 a.m. July 17, 2019; Hillside Community Center, 1201 E. Maddox .

Christmas in July at Highland Hills Community Center: 10 a.m. July 20, 2019; Highland Hills Community Center, 1600 Glasgow Rd..

Movie in the Park at Hillside Community Center: 6 p.m. July 23, 2019; Hillside Community Center, 1201 E. Maddox.

Lock In at Hillside Community Center: 6 p.m. Aug. 2, 2019; Hillside Community Center, 1201 E. Maddox.

Back to School Bash at Chisholm Trail Community Center: 10 a.m. Aug. 3, 2019; Chisholm Trail Community Center, 4936 Mcpherson Blvd.

Back to School Bash at Victory Forest Community Center: 10 a.m. Aug. 3, 2019; Victory Forest Community Center, 3427 Hemphill St.

Back to School Bash at Southwest Community Center: 10 a.m. Aug. 3, 2019; Southwest Community Center, 6300 Welch Ave.

Back to School Bash at Eugene McCray Community Center: 11 a.m. Aug. 3, 2019; Eugene Mccray Community Center, 4932 Wilbarger .

Mother's Day Out at Worth Heights Community Center: 1 p.m. Aug. 3, 2019; Worth Heights Community Center, 3551 New York Ave.

Up Close with a Village Artisan: 1 p.m. Aug. 3, 2019; Log Cabin Village, 2100 Log Cabin Village Ln.

Back to School Bash at Southside Community Center: 4 p.m. Aug. 9, 2019; Southside Community Center, 959 E. Rosedale.

Movie Night at Highland Hills Community Center: 6 p.m. Aug. 9, 2019; Highland Hills Community Center, 1600 Glasgow Rd..

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