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Fishing Regulations for Caddo

To combat the spread of invasive zebra mussels, the law requires draining of water from boats and onboard receptacles when leaving or approaching public fresh waters.


Fish consumption advisory in effect. Get details

It is unlawful to transport live, non-game fishes from this water body to any other water body. Nongame fishes may be collected and used for bait within the same water body.

Black bass

For largemouth bass, length limit is a 14-18” slot. No minimum length on spotted bass. Daily bag for all black bass species = 8 fish in any combination, of which no more than 4 may be largemouth bass 18 inches or longer. Possession limit = 10.

White, striped and yellow bass

For striped and hybrid striped bass, minimum length limit = 18 inches and daily bag limit = 5 in any combination. For white bass, no minimum length limit and daily bag = 25. There are no bag or size limits for yellow bass.


There is no minimum length limit or daily bag limit for common carp.


For flathead catfish, minimum length=18 inches; daily bag and possession limit = 10 fish.

For blue and channel catfish, no minimum length; daily bag and possession limit = 50 in combination, of which no more than 5 may be 30 inches or longer.


For black and white crappie there is no MLL and daily bag = 25 crappie in combination.


For alligator gar, daily bag limit is 1 fish of any size. No bag limits on other species of gar.

Mandatory Harvest Reporting - All alligator gar harvested from the public waters of the state other than Falcon International Reservoir must be reported within 24 hours to the department via mobile app or online. Report your harvest with "My Texas Hunt Harvest" app.

Certain areas may be temporarily closed to alligator gar fishing when optimum spawning conditions occur. Get details.


There is no minimum length or daily bag limit on bluegill, redear, warmouth or other species of sunfish.


For rainbow and brown trout, their hybrids and subspecies, there is no minimum length and daily bag limit = 5 trout in any combination.