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#11004955 - 07/28/15 08:56 AM Question on Jug Lines
Po Boy Offline
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Registered: 02/25/14
Posts: 266
Loc: McKinney Texas
I know that by law you are allowed 20 jug lines. My question is, if two people are fishing from the same boat are we allowed 20 for each person for a total of 40 or is the limit 20 for the boat? I have a friend that wants to put out 40, I say 20 is the limit for the boat and we should have no more that 20 on board the boat. Which one of us is correct?

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#11005211 - 07/28/15 10:44 AM Re: Question on Jug Lines [Re: Po Boy]
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Registered: 01/31/14
Posts: 175
Loc: Houston, Texas
You are not limited to 20 jugs per person. You are limited to 100 hooks in the water per person either by jug, rod & reel, etc. Each jug may not have more than 5 hooks. Jugs must be tagged with a gear tag to include your name. You and your buddy can have 20 jugs each out with your tag on 20 and his tag on 20. With 5 hooks on each, you are bound to catch fish.
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#11005213 - 07/28/15 10:45 AM Re: Question on Jug Lines [Re: Po Boy]
Blues Offline
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Registered: 01/23/12
Posts: 1887
Keeping up with 20 jugs and checking/re-baiting every couple of hours will be lots of work. Be hard to maintain 40 without having lots of empty hooks and losing fish or jugs.

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#11006193 - 07/28/15 05:50 PM Re: Question on Jug Lines [Re: Blues]
Po Boy Offline
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Registered: 02/25/14
Posts: 266
Loc: McKinney Texas
Thanks for the input. I stand corrected on the 20 jug limit. I do agree that many jugs would be too much to keep up with and to keep baited. I think we will only use 10 if free floating and only 20 if they are anchored to the bottom. I don't think that I am up to keeping up with 40.

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#11006417 - 07/28/15 08:05 PM Re: Question on Jug Lines [Re: Po Boy]
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Registered: 12/26/14
Posts: 1325
Loc: Euless
20 noodles are about all I can keep up with if I have a helper in the boat.
I think 12 is about it for me if I am by myself. Last time I put out 17 noodles with my brother helping me and caught 8 keepers and lost a few to underwater hangups. Once my noodles are deployed I start fishing with rod and reel until a bunch of noodles are standing up, then the chase is on.
Fishing with jugs or noodles can be a lot of work but also a heap of fun.
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