Texas: Regulation Changes on Bass, Flounder and Oysters
| November 9, 2017
Flounder: From Nov. 1 to Dec. 14 the daily

Flounder: From Nov. 1 to Dec. 14 the daily bag limit for flounder is reduced to 2 fish. You may only use a pole and line to catch flounder from Nov. 1-30. These temporary changes occur every year to accommodate flounder spawning season in the Gulf.

Oysters: New season dates and times, the list of open and closed areas, and other regulations can be found online.

Bass: Changes to simplify largemouth bass regulations are being considered. Input on these proposed changes is welcome.  Please contact Dave Terre, Chief of Inland Fisheries Management and Research, atdave.terre@tpwd.texas.gov or (512) 389-4855.

A list of all new regulations for this year that affect both salt and freshwater anglers is in the Outdoor Annual, along with bag-and-length limits for saltwater and freshwater species.


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