The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is proposing changes to fishing regulations for several fisheries including alligator gar, cobia, oysters, sharks and spotted seatrout. Below is a brief summary of each proposal.
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Through broad-based recreational angler and membership support, a strong legal and legislative presence, more than 20 years of experience, and a vision for the future of U.S. and global marine resources, CCA will continue to battle for the health and longevity of our coastal fisheries and recreational anglers’ interests in them.
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2018 CCA Texas LIFE MEMBER SPECIAL
CCA Texas and Simms Fishing Products have teamed up for a very special offer to CCA members.
For a limited time, anyone who becomes a CCA Texas Life Member ($1,000+$25 shipping) will receive these workhorse Simms G3 Guide Stockingfoot Waders and Taco Bag with the CCA Texas logo.
Shane and John share an afternoon with James Fox and his wife, Laura, to discuss guiding on the mid-Texas coast. This legend and pony-tail rocking icon of the Texas Coast has plenty to share about the redfish wars, conservation issues, guide life and surviving Vibrio.
CCA Texas recently offered comments regarding the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Draft Coastal Texas Protection and Restoration Feasibility Study – Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Draft Environmental Impact Statement. The conservation of and access to healthy fisheries in Galveston Bay is a concern of CCA Texas. There is an overwhelming lack of analysis and detail in the Study regarding specific environmental impacts, particularly with respect to impacts of a gate system across Bolivar Roads. Without an understanding of these impacts, we cannot support the tentatively selected plan. Click the link below to read our full statement.