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Alameda Creek

Refugio County, Texas.

Alameda Creek midpoint in Refugio, Texas.

Alameda Creek ends in Refugio, Texas.

10 feet (3 meters)

7.21 miles long (11.60 kilometers)

About The Alameda Creek

About Alameda Creek, TX

Alameda Creek is located just 9.6 miles from Refugio, Refugio County in Texas. The creek is just 8.61 miles from Quintana, the closest populated place to the area. Alameda Creek’s elevation is approximately 10 feet above sea level. It can be found on the Twin Mott Lake USGS topographic map.

Alameda Creek is just 23 minutes away from the Refugio County Museum where visitors can visit and learn about the history of the county.

Alameda Creek Fishing Description

All About Fishing in Alameda Creek, TX

Refugio County is home to many lakes, rivers, and other best fishing spots. The common fishes that can be found in the creeks across Texas are black basstemperate bass, catfish, bullhead, crappie, sunfish, carp, minnows, alligator gar, and sucker.

It often requires throwing a lure or live bait near to be able to catch black or temperate bass, catfish, and bullhead. Baitcasting is the best technique to use when catching such kinds of fish. Baits such as plastic worms, swimbaits, and spinnerbaits are effective lures to use when going after bass. Anglers hunting for an alligator gar can use a wide variety of techniques including fly fishing, and bowfishing. It is best to use common carp, smallmouth buffalo, gizzard shad, and mullet, and shiners as bait when fishing for an alligator gar. Sunfishes, carp, and suckers are easily caught when techniques such as jigging and fly fishing are used. Most anglers also use the method of light tackle fishing when going after a sunfish.

Texas’ fishing regulatory body is the Texas Parks and Wildlife, and anglers who want to fish on waterways in Refugio County are urged to visit the regulatory body’s website as it contains helpful information about the fishing regulations -including the catch and bag limits for the county. Anglers who want to obtain a fishing license can directly purchase their fishing license from Refugio County Fishing License.

Alameda Creek Seasonal & Other Description

Fishing Seasonality

Black and temperate bass usually spawn from late winter to late spring and they can be caught year-round. Catfish are omnivorous and usually found at the bottom part of the stream. All catfish species spawn during the seasons of spring or summer. Catfish can also be caught year-round, bullheads can also be caught anytime. The best time to fish an alligator gar is during the hottest months of June, July, and August as it is the summer season. Alligator gars are thought to spawn during spring. Crappie spawns every spring when the water temperatures rise above 60-degrees. June is the spawning season for most of Texas' sunfish. Carp usually spawn in shallow water from March to September, when water temperatures range from 48°F to 90°F while the best time of year to catch big carp is during spring. Minnow usually spawns when the water temperatures reach 60 to 65 F. Anglers can fish for minnows any time of year regardless of the water condition. Spotted sucker usually begin their spawning season anywhere from early March to early May. The prime time to fish for sucker is during spring when they travel upstream to spawn.

Temperature and Optimal Seasons

Fishing Seasonality

Black and temperate bass usually spawn from late winter to late spring and they can be caught year-round. Catfish are omnivorous and usually found at the bottom part of the stream. All catfish species spawn during the seasons of spring or summer. Catfish can also be caught year-round, bullheads can also be caught anytime. The best time to fish an alligator gar is during the hottest months of June, July, and August as it is the summer season. Alligator gars are thought to spawn during spring. Crappie spawns every spring when the water temperatures rise above 60-degrees. June is the spawning season for most of Texas' sunfish. Carp usually spawn in shallow water from March to September, when water temperatures range from 48°F to 90°F while the best time of year to catch big carp is during spring. Minnow usually spawns when the water temperatures reach 60 to 65 F. Anglers can fish for minnows any time of year regardless of the water condition. Spotted sucker usually begin their spawning season anywhere from early March to early May. The prime time to fish for sucker is during spring when they travel upstream to spawn.

Alameda Creek Fish Species

All About Fishing in Alameda Creek, TX

Refugio County is home to many lakes, rivers, and other best fishing spots. The common fishes that can be found in the creeks across Texas are black basstemperate bass, catfish, bullhead, crappie, sunfish, carp, minnows, alligator gar, and sucker.

It often requires throwing a lure or live bait near to be able to catch black or temperate bass, catfish, and bullhead. Baitcasting is the best technique to use when catching such kinds of fish. Baits such as plastic worms, swimbaits, and spinnerbaits are effective lures to use when going after bass. Anglers hunting for an alligator gar can use a wide variety of techniques including fly fishing, and bowfishing. It is best to use common carp, smallmouth buffalo, gizzard shad, and mullet, and shiners as bait when fishing for an alligator gar. Sunfishes, carp, and suckers are easily caught when techniques such as jigging and fly fishing are used. Most anglers also use the method of light tackle fishing when going after a sunfish.

Texas’ fishing regulatory body is the Texas Parks and Wildlife, and anglers who want to fish on waterways in Refugio County are urged to visit the regulatory body’s website as it contains helpful information about the fishing regulations -including the catch and bag limits for the county. Anglers who want to obtain a fishing license can directly purchase their fishing license from Refugio County Fishing License.

Channel Catfish

Habitat: Rivers, Tidal Mouths, Bends, Wrecks

Weight: 2 - 4 Pounds

Length: 15" - 25"

Black Sea Bass

Habitat: Offshore, Onshore, Nearshore, Wreck, Reef

Weight: 2 - 9 Pounds

Length: 10" - 26"

Largemouth Bass

Habitat: Lake, Pond, Rivers

Weight: 2 - 22 Pounds

Length: 15" - 32"

Brown Bullhead

Habitat: Lake, River, Backwater

Weight: 1 - 5 Pounds

Length: 8" - 22"