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Saltwater Fishing Limits

Shark Fishing
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Bag and Length Limits For Texas Fishing

Statewide Bag and Length Limits for Saltwater Fish
Species Daily Bag Length in Inches
(Minimum-Maximum)
Amberjack, Greater 1 34 — No limit
Bass: striped, its hybrids and subspecies 5 (in any combination) 18 — No limit
Catfish: channel and blue catfish, their hybrids and subspecies 25 (in any combination) 12 — No limit
Catfish, flathead 5 18 — No limit
Catfish, gafftopsail No limit 14 — No limit
Cobia 2 37 — No limit
Drum, black a 5 14 — 30 a
Drum, red b 3 20 — 28 b
Flounder: all species, their hybrids and subspecies 5/2 c (in any combination) 14 — No limit c
Daily bag is 5 fish except from Nov. 1-30, when the daily bag limit is 2 fish and flounder may be taken only by pole-and-line; and December 1-14, when the daily bag limit is 2 fish and flounder may be taken by any legal means, including gigging. Possession limit is equal to the daily bag.
Gar, alligator 1 No limit — No limit
Grouper, gag 2 22 — No limit
Grouper, goliath (formerly called Jewfish) 0 Catch and release only
Mackerel, king 2 27 — No limit
Mackerel, Spanish 15 14 — No limit
Marlin, blue No limit 131 — No limit
Marlin, white No limit 86 — No limit
Mullet: all species, their hybrids
and subspecies d
No limit No limit — 12
May not take from public waters, or possesses on board a boat, mullet over 12 inches during October, November, December, and January. No limits apply during other months.
Sailfish No limit 84 — No limit
Seatrout, spotted 5 and 10 (depending on location) 15 — 25
Sharks 1 (allowable species) 24- No Limit (Other Allowable Species must be 64-No Limit)
See Texas Parks and Wildlife for Prohibited Species and special regulations
For Other Allowable Species see Shark Limits and Identification for Texas Parks and Wildlife.
Sheepshead 5 15 —No limit
Snapper, lane No limit 8 — No limit
Snapper, red i 4 15 — No limit
Special regulations may exist in a given year for Red Snapper. This may include a closed season. See Texas Parks and Wildlife Red Snapper for updates.
Snapper, vermilion No limit 10 — No limit
Snook 1 24 — 28
Tarpon 1 85 — no limit
Triggerfish, gray 20 16— No limit
Tripletail 3 17 — no limit

 

Deep Sea, Gulf Coast, and our Fishing Charter

Texas Blue Water Fishing Charters

Texas Blue water Fishing Charters and Fishing Guide service is committed to making your charter fishing trip enjoyable and full of fishing memories.
Come fish the Gulf Coast out of Port O’Connor, Texas for one of these big game fishing species with Texas Blue Water Fishing and ask the Master Captain what is in season:
Blue Marlin, Cobia, Kingfish, Goliath Grouper, Amberjack, Red Snapper, Tarpon, Sharks, and Sailfish

Texas Parks and Wildlife can update limits at any time. For the current limits with any updates, please refer to Texas Parks and Wildlife Saltwater Bag Limits.