Mexican Fishermen Caught Poaching Red Snapper in Texas Waters

Coast Guard: More than 2,500 pounds of illegally caught red snapper seized in Gulf of Mexico The Coast Guard and Texas Parks & Wildlife Department said they caught 20 Mexican fishermen aboard five lancha boats off the coast of Texas. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Five lancha boats and more than 2,500 pounds of illegally caught red snapper were seized Saturday … Click Here to Read More

Red Snapper in Texas State Waters Will Reopen January 1st 2024

Monday, Nov 20, all snapper fishing in state-controlled waters, which extend nine miles into the gulf, will be illegal. The season will resume Jan. 1. “While we are disappointed to close state waters earlier than we had hoped, the pattern of prolonged federal seasons highlights the success of Texas’ state-managed red snapper fishery,” said TPWD Coastal Fisheries Division Director Robin … Click Here to Read More

Red Snapper Fishing Closes in Texas State Waters November 20 2023

AUSTIN- The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) will close red snapper fishing in state waters on Monday, Nov. 20, at 11:59 p.m. until January 2024. Federal waters remain closed until the summer. “While we are disappointed to close state waters earlier than we had hoped, the pattern of prolonged federal seasons highlights the success of Texas’ state-managed red snapper … Click Here to Read More