Public Hearing on Seatrout Bag Limit Change
The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has slated two public hearings for Corpus Christi to gather comment on proposed fishing and hunting regulation changes.
Mar 20, 2014
from 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM
|Where||Del Mar College Center for Economic Development, Room 106, Corpus Christi|
|Contact Name||Steve Lightfoot|
|Contact Phone||(512) 389-4701|
The recommended changes to saltwater fishing include:
- Oyster harvest: Temporary 2-year closure of a 54-acre oyster restoration site on Half-Moon reef in Matagorda Bay, and a 2-year temporary closure of seven restoration sites located in East Galveston Bay.
- Flounder: Extension of the November 2-fish bag limit through the first 2 weeks of December, and during those two weeks harvest would be allowed by any legal means.
- Spotted Seatrout: Extension of the 5-fish bag and possession limit up the coast through East Matagorda Bay with a five-year sunset date.