The new fishing season begins Sept. 1. Current year Texas hunting and fishing licenses (except year-to-date licenses) expire today. The 2011-2012 licenses are now on sale, and can be purchased at a local retailer, or by visiting Licenses can also be purchased by calling 1-800-895-4248.

Resident anglers 65 and older qualify for reduced price fishing and hunting licenses.

Texas residents born before Jan 1, 1931 are exempt from buying a fishing license.