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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

Day of Dance at Handley Meadowbrook: 9 a.m. July 27, 2018; Handley Meadowbrook Community Center, 6201 Beaty St.

Ocean in a Bottle at Chisholm Trail: 1 p.m. July 27, 2018; Chisholm Trail Community Center, 4936 Mcpherson Blvd.

Block Party at Victory Forest: 11 a.m. July 28, 2018; Victory Forest Community Center, 3427 Hemphill St.

Water Kickball at R.D. Evans: 4 p.m. Aug. 1, 2018; R.D. Evans Community Center, 3242 Lackland Rd..

Kickball at Como: 6 p.m. Aug. 1, 2018; Como Community Center, 4900 Horne St.

Community Food Share Day at Como: 9 a.m. Aug. 3, 2018; Como Community Center, 4900 Horne St.

Football Clinic at Handley Meadowbrook: 9 a.m. Aug. 3, 2018; Handley Meadowbrook Community Center, 6201 Beaty St.

Senior Social Trip at Southside: 10 a.m. Aug. 3, 2018; Southside Community Center, 959 E. Rosedale.

T-Shirt Making at Chisholm Trail: 1 p.m. Aug. 3, 2018; Chisholm Trail Community Center, 4936 Mcpherson Blvd.

Back to School Bash at North Tri: 10 a.m. Aug. 4, 2018; North Tri-Ethnic Community Center, 2950 Roosevelt Ave.

Starting a Business at Chisholm Trail: 6:30 p.m. Aug. 8, 2018; Chisholm Trail Community Center, 4936 Mcpherson Blvd.

Splash Day at Greenbriar Community Center: 10 a.m. Aug. 9, 2018; Greenbriar Community Center, 5200 Hemphill St.

End of Summer Bash at Diamond Hill: 3 p.m. Aug. 10, 2018; Diamond Hill Community Center, 1701 Ne 36th St.

Geocaching 101 at R.D. Evans: 6 p.m. Aug. 10, 2018; R.D. Evans Community Center, 3242 Lackland Rd..

Financial Literacy at Chisholm Trail: 6:30 p.m. Aug. 15, 2018; Chisholm Trail Community Center, 4936 Mcpherson Blvd.

Community Food Share Day at Como: 9 a.m. Aug. 17, 2018; Como Community Center, 4900 Horne St.

Seasonal Scavenger Hunt at Chisholm Trail: noon Aug. 17, 2018; Chisholm Trail Community Center, 4936 Mcpherson Blvd.

Movie Night at Worth Heights: 6:30 p.m. Aug. 17, 2018; Worth Heights Community Center, 3551 New York Ave.

Back to School Bash at Como: 9 a.m. Aug. 18, 2018; Como Community Center, 4900 Horne St.

Back to School Bash at Thomas Place: 10 a.m. Aug. 18, 2018; Thomas Place Community Center, 4237 Lafayette Ave.

College Fair at Sycamore: 6 p.m. Aug. 23, 2018; Sycamore Community Center, 2525 E. Rosedale.

Back to School Bash at R.D. Evans: 9 a.m. Aug. 25, 2018; R.D. Evans Community Center, 3242 Lackland Rd..

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