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    New TPWD fishing laws....

    Got my new ALL Fishing license today at Academy. AT $38....

    Some of the fish limits. Just the common ones I fish for:

    Hybrid/Striped Bass, minimum 18" to no limit, Keep 5 (in any combination)
    Note: Lake Texoma, you can now keep 20 stripers per fisherman.

    Saltwater Redfish. minimum 20" to 28" with one over.
    Red drum special regulation: During a license year, one red drum over the stated maximum length limit may be retained when affixed with a properly completed Red Drum Tag and one red drum over the stated maximum length limit may be retained when affixed with a properly completed Bonus Red Drum Tag. Any fish retained under authority of a Red Drum Tag or a Bonus Red Drum Tag may be retained in addition to the daily bag and possession limit.

    Seatrout, spotted: 15" to 25", 10 per fisherman.
    Spotted Seatrout: No more than one spotted seatrout over the stated maximum length may be retained per person per day and counts as part of the daily bag and possession limit.
    Spotted Seatrout: Special Regulation: For the Lower Laguna Madre, the daily bag limit and the possession limit shall be 5 fish in all inside waters south of marker 21. Inside waters are all bays, inlets, outlets, passes, rivers, streams, and other bodies of water landward from the shoreline of the state along the Gulf of Mexico and contiguous to, or connected with, but not a part of, the Gulf of Mexico and within which the tide regularly rises and falls

    Flounder: 14 - no limit on length. 10 keepers only.
    Flounder special regulation: The possession limit for flounder is 10 fish.

    Largemouth and smallmouth Bass: 14 inches Minimum length, Keep 5 (in any combination)

    Spotted and Guadalupe Bass: No Minimum length, 5 fish to keep.

    White Bass: 10" Minimum length, 25 fish to keep.

    Crappie: white and black, their hybrids and subspecies: 10" Minimum length, Keep 25 (in any combination)







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    Re: New TPWD fishing laws....

    Local Lake Exemptions on fishing:

    Bastrop
    For largemouth bass, length limit is a 14-21 slot. Bass 14 inches and less or 21 inches or greater in length may be retained.
    Only one bass 21 inches or greater may be retained each day.
    Use of juglines, throwlines and trotlines is prohibited

    Brushy Creek Lake
    For largemouth bass, minimum length limit=18 inches, and daily bag for all four species of black bass=5 bass in any combination.
    For channel and blue catfish, no minimum length. Daily bag=5 in any combination.
    Fishing is by pole and line only

    Fayette County
    For largemouth bass, length limit is a 14-24 slot. Bass 14 inches and less or 24 inches or greater in length may be retained.
    Only one bass 24 inches or greater may be retained each day.
    Use of trotlines is prohibited.

    Georgetown
    For largemouth bass, length limit is 14-18 inch slot. Bass 14 inches and less or 18 inches or greater in length may be retained.
    Daily bag for all four species of black bass=5 bass in any combination.


    Pflugerville
    For largemouth bass, minimum length limit=18 inches, and daily bag for all four species of black bass=5 bass in any combination.
    Fishing is by pole and line only.

    Town Lake (now known as Lady Bird Lake)
    For largemouth bass, length limit is a 14-21 slot. Bass 14 inches and less or 21 inches or greater in length may be retained.
    Only one bass 21 inches or greater may be retained each day.

    Walter E. Long
    For largemouth bass, length limit is a 14-21 slot. Bass 14 inches and less or 21 inches or greater in length may be retained.
    Only one bass 21 inches or greater may be retained each day.

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    Re: New TPWD fishing laws....

    Lake Texoma crazy rules...

    I go about five times a year...You must purchase a $12 fishing license, too.

    Texoma
    For Guadalupe and spotted bass, minimum length limit=14 inches, and daily bag for all four species of black bass=5 bass in any combination.

    For blue and channel catfish, minimum length limit=12 inches and daily bag=15.

    For flathead catfish, minimum length limit=20 inches and daily bag=5.

    For black and white crappie, minimum length limit=10 inches and daily bag=37 in any combination. Possession limit=50.

    For striped bass and hybrid striped bass, no minimum length limit; daily bag =10 and possession limit=20. Only two striped or hybrid striped bass 20 inches or greater may be retained each day. Culling of striped bass and hybrid striped bass is prohibited.

    For white bass, no minimum length limit and daily bag=25.

    For walleye, minimum length limit=18 inches and daily bag=5.

 

 

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