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TPWD News Release — Dec. 23, 2009

TPWD Seeks Public Input on Snook Limits

CORPUS CHRISTI — The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department coastal fisheries officials will be hosting a series of public scoping meetings in January to obtain public input regarding potential changes to fishery regulations.

The department is seeking public input on a possible regulation change to lower the minimum size limit for snook.

TPWD is also considering changes to regulations separating commercial fishing from recreational fishing.

Also, clarification of existing regulations concerning aquatic product reporting requirements for commercial fishing interests and possession of harvested fish regulations are being considered.

The public is invited to attend and provide comments at any of the following meetings: All meetings begin at 7 p.m.

If you are unable to attend one of these meeting and would like to provide comments please contact your regional Fisheries Outreach Specialist:

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