Catch of the Month
State Record — June 1, 2015
This Atlantic needlefish measured 29.75 inches and weighed 1.25 pounds
when Hayden Mathews caught it on a live shrimp in the Lower Laguna Madre.
Mathews is 15 years old. His catch qualifies for state Junior and All-Ages records.
One interesting photo will be selected by our staff and showcased on the Angler Recognition Program website each month. Send us a good photograph of the fish and the angler and your catch may be selected!
- Photos must be submitted in conjunction with an ARP application for any of our award categories.
- Photos may be mailed or emailed but must be high quality and clear.
Ron Smith–Inland Fisheries • (512) 389-8302 •
Texas Parks & Wildlife Department • 4200 Smith School Road • Austin, Texas 78744