Texas Cracking Down on Illegal Oyster Harvesting
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Seafood News] - April 13, 2018
The state of Texas is involved in Operation Secure Coastal Bend. Texas game wardens are leading a multi-agency law enforcement effort to stop illegal commercial oyster harvesting and possession along the coastal bend.
Over the course of two, weeklong patrols between November 1, 2017 and April 9, 2018, Operation Secure Coastal Bend was able to net over 300 criminal cases for possession of undersized oysters and harvesting in off-limits management areas.
“From our inception well over a century ago, one of the original mandates for Texas game wardens has been to ...
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