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Tuesday, January 9, 2024
Trout bag limits. PACK Comments
By mullet_key @ 11:32 AM :: 250 Views

If you care about the Texas Trout Fishery you either need to:
1) attend a meeting
2) make a phone call 
3) send an e mail 
All the information you need to voice your opinion is listed below:

  • Spotted Seatrout – Change the bag limit from five fish to three fish per day and change the slot limit from 15-25 inches to 15-20 inches. One fish over 25 inches would be allowed to be kept per day and would count towards the three-fish bag. These regulations would go into effect coastwide.
  • Public hearings- TPWD Coastal Fisheries staff will host several public hearings on the coast to receive input from anglers and constituents concerning the proposed regulation changes

  • Jan. 9, 6-8 p.m. at the Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Natural Resources Building, 6300 Ocean Dr., Corpus Christi.
  • Jan. 9, 6-8 p.m. at the Greater Chamber of Harlingen, 311 E. Tyler Ave., Harlingen.
  • Jan. 9, 6-8 p.m. at the Bauer Exhibit Building, 305 Henry Barber Way, Port Lavaca.
  • Jan. 9, 6-8 p.m. at the Saltwater Pavilion at Rockport Beach Park, 210 Seabreeze Dr., Rockport.
  • Jan. 10, 6-8 p.m. at the Bob Bowers Civic Center, 3401 Cultural Center Dr., Port Arthur.
  • Jan. 11, 6-8 p.m. at the Nessler Civic Center Captain’s Room, 2010 5th Ave N., Texas City.
  • Online- Provide official public comments on the changes until Jan. 23 on the TPWD public comment page

    Phone or email- The Coastal Fisheries Division at 512-389-8575 or

    Zoom webinar- TPWD Coastal Fisheries staff will present proposed fishing regulation changes and answer questions from 6-8 p.m., Monday, Jan. 8 in an online webinar. TPWD will also post the webinar on TPWD’s YouTube channel and Facebook page.

  • Don't reply here. Go get your voice heard.