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April 5, 2018

Commission Approves Changes to Fishing Regulations for 2018-19

AUSTIN – The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission adopted a suite of changes to this year’s fishing regulations that includes standardizing harvest regulations for largemouth bass to the statewide limits at 12 lakes and increasing the daily bag limit for commercial and recreational take of king mackerel from two to three.

The Commission adopted the following changes to the 2018-19 Statewide Recreational and Commercial Fishing Proclamations, the details of which will be incorporated into this year’s Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Outdoor Annual:

The changes to the 2018-19 Statewide Recreational and Commercial Fishing regulations take effect on September 1, 2018.


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