Angler participation in this scoping process is paramount as TPWD considers future management of Spotted Seatrout.
CCA Texas, Texas Parks and Wildlife, and industry leaders have built the largest saltwater redfish, spotted seatrout, and southern flounder hatchery system in the world releasing nearly 1 billion fingerlings into our Texas bays.
The CCA Texas Management Committee recently approved $41,000 in funding for a 15 acre marsh cordgrass planting project on the San Bernard National Wildlife Refuge.
The new rules take effect on March 16 in Matagorda Bay, San Antonio Bay, Aransas Bay, Corpus Christi Bay, and the Upper and Lower Laguna Madre Bay systems.
At their January meeting, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission (TPWC) passed temporary regulation changes for spotted seatrout, with a beginning target date of March 10th (beginning date subject to change).
The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is seeking public input on the proposed rules changing bag and size limits for spotted seatrout on the middle and lower Texas coast.
Shane and Pat discuss the recreational angler’s response to the emergency rule to help speckled trout stocks rebound after the devastating February 2021 freeze.
STAR 2021 began with a feeling of uncertainty and ended with an emphatic confirmation of our fellow Texans’ commitment to conservation.