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March 24, 2016

TPW Commission Adopts Changes to Fishing Regulations

AUSTIN — The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission today adopted a series of fishing regulation changes affecting bass and catfish in specific fresh waters, and clarifying saltwater length limits on black drum and amberjack, and rules prohibiting snagging of fish with pole-and-line.

The changes to the 2016-17 Statewide Recreational and Commercial Fishing regulations take effect on September 1, 2016, and include:

SL 2016-03-24

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