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Public Meetings on Red Snapper

TPWD Sets Public Meetings to Gather Input on Red Snapper Exempted Fishing Permit Application AUSTIN- The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is seeking public input on a proposed plan that, if approved by the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), would allow the state to manage the recreational red snapper season in federal waters during 2018 and 2019. TPWD projects state waters to remain open 365 days a year. The proposed plan, detailed in an Exempted Fishing Permit (EFP) application submitted by TPWD in February, seeks authority for… Read More →

Final Results from Crab Trap Clean-up

Volunteers: And the final tally is in! As you can see from the results below, there was a good turnout with much success for the 17th Annual Abandoned Crab Trap Removal effort. San Antonio Bay led the coast again this year in traps brought in. This was the highest total for any bay since 2009 when there were 1,048 removed from this same bay system. That brings the 17-year coastwide total to 35,481 traps removed! There were traps dropped off at all 3 sites. In fact, all 3 dumpsters… Read More →