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Neighborhood Fishing

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

State updates Lake Worth fish consumption advisory The state is recommending people limit or avoid consumption of various species of fish caught in Lake Worth and portions of the Trinity River.

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

Dia de los Niños at Victory Forest Community Center: 6 p.m. April 30, 2018; Victory Forest Community Center, 3427 Hemphill.

Cinco de Mayo at Diamond Hill Community Center: 3:30 p.m. May 3, 2018; Diamond Hill Community Center, 1701 NE 36th St.

Mother's Day Celebration at Victory Forest Community Center: 11:30 a.m. May 5, 2018; Victory Forest Community Center, 3427 Hemphill St.

Mother's Day Celebration at Hillside Community Center: noon May 5, 2018; Hillside Community Center, 1201 E. Maddox Ave.

Mother-Son Date Night at Hillside Community Center: 6:30 p.m. May 11, 2018; Hillside Community Center, 1201 E. Maddox Ave.

Archery Tournament at R.D. Evans Community Center: 9 a.m. May 12, 2018; R.D. Evans Community Center, 3242 Lackland Rd..

Mother's Day Celebration at Chisholm Trail Community Center: 9 a.m. May 12, 2018; Chisholm Trail Community Center, 4936 McPherson Blvd.

Mother's Day Celebration at Diamond Hill Community Center: 9:30 a.m. May 12, 2018; Diamond Hill Community Center, 1701 NE 36th St.

Mother's Day Celebration: 11 a.m. May 12, 2018; Sycamore Community Center, 2525 E. Rosedale.

Mother-Son Date Night at Greenbriar Community Center: 6 p.m. May 18, 2018; Greenbriar Community Center, 5200 Hemphill St.

Community Pride Day at Highland Hills Community Center: 10 a.m. May 19, 2018; Highland Hills Community Center, 1600 Glasgow Rd..

Foodpalooza at Hillside Community Center: 1 p.m. May 26, 2018; Hillside Community Center, 1201 E. Maddox Ave.

Splash Day at Greenbriar Community Center: 4 p.m. May 31, 2018; Greenbriar Community Center, 5200 Hemphill.

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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

Director:
Richard Zavala

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