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TPWD News Release — May 10, 2011

TPWD to Report on Status of Lake Amon G. Carter May 19

Correction: The original version of this news release contained the wrong date for the meeting. The correct date is May 19, 2011.

ATHENS—Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) Inland Fisheries biologists will host a meeting at 7:00 p.m. May 19 in the Legends Building of the Bowie Community Center to report on the status of the fishery in Lake Amon G. Carter.

Biologists will also report on the results of a recent study documenting the effects of tournament mortality on a Texas largemouth bass fishery.

The Bowie Community Center is located on the east side of Texas Highway 59 about two blocks north of downtown.

The public is invited to the meeting. Anyone unable to attend may send comments in writing to Bruce Hysmith, district biologist, at the Lake Texoma Fisheries Station, P.O. Box 1446, Pottsboro, TX 75076,  or by e-mail to bruce.hysmith@tpwd.texas.gov.

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