Changes to seatrout, flounder regulations loom

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Texas Parks & Wildlife Department (TPWD) officials hosted a community meeting last week in Port Isabel to inform the public about potential state-wide changes to regulations on fishing for spotted seatrout and Southern flounder.
The state authorities are looking to increase flounder populations and improve the quality of spotted seatrout fishing by instituting two-month, seasonal closures for commercial fishing and reducing bag limits for recreational fishing during the closure periods.

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