Save the Date - December 2nd, 2023!
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About WinterFisch

WinterFisch is a family-oriented recreational activity for Mason County residents and visitors during the slower winter months. WinterFisch is Mason County’s participation in the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s statewide Winter Rain Trout Fishing Program that occurs annually at over 200 locations across Texas. The WinterFisch trout fishing location is in Mason County 8 miles south of the town of Mason at the James River Crossing of the Llano River (Highway 2389). This site was chosen for its suitable trout habitat and also for its ease of public access. A total of 2500 trout are released in two phases, one in early December and one in late January or early February of each year. Mason County WinterFisch also includes an opening day event the first Saturday in December called the WinterFisch Celebration, which celebrates this fishing opportunity as well as the Llano River. The WinterFisch Celebration includes fishing instruction, loaner poles, fishing and outdoor demonstrations, campfire live-music, and onsite cooking of caught fish. Throughout the season tagged trout are available for catching and the tags can be redeemed for a variety of great prizes.

Year Round Llano River Information
Outfitters & Guides

Mason County

Llano River Region Adventures

Mason River Outfitters Custom Rods


Kimble County

Paddler’s Porch

South Llano River Canoes & Kayaks

Tony’s Kayaks 830-609-8836 or 830-609-8329

Llano Angler Memoriam

Honoring our friends who loved and enjoyed the beauty and bounty of the Llano River.

Big Joe Martinez
Raye Carrington
Charlie Ramon
LD SImon
LD SImon
Claude Simon
Claude Simon
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