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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. Bass 14 inches and less or 18 inches or greater in length may be retained. No minimum length limit on spotted bass. Daily bag for all black bass species is 8 in any combination, of which no more than 4 may be largemouth bass 18 inches or longer. Possession limit = 10.


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


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

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


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.

White bass

For white bass, no MLL and daily bag = 25.

Striped bass and their Hybrids

For striped and hybrid striped bass, minimum length limit = 18 inches and daily bag limit = 5 in any combination.