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#11140042 - 10/01/15 06:20 PM rd
str1249 Offline
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Registered: 11/11/08
Posts: 246
Loc: Texas
I have heard, an 86 year old gentleman with a valid Louisiana fishing license weighed in a fish at a tourney (Sealy) on Fork. He was disqualified and fined $275.00 for not having a Texas fishing license.
Anybody know anything about this?
I'm 65 and a resident of Louisiana. I don't have a problem buying a Texas non-resident if I need to, but I've been told, and the TP&W website says I'm good.
Am i?


Edited by str1249 (10/01/15 06:21 PM)

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#11140079 - 10/01/15 06:44 PM Re: rd [Re: str1249]
Bob Landry Offline
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Registered: 08/10/11
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Loc: Austin, Tx
If you were born before Jan1, 193 and are a Texas resident, you are exempt from buying a fishing license.
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#11140086 - 10/01/15 06:46 PM Re: rd [Re: str1249]
Smithaven Offline
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Registered: 03/23/10
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Loc: Hurst, Texas
Fork is not on the state line between Texas and Louisiana. Only lakes partly in Texas and partly in Louisiana accept Louisiana licenses. Toledo Bend is on the boundary, and a Louisiana license is valid there. Read the web page again by clicking here.

The 1931 rule does not apply to non-residents.


Edited by Smithaven (10/01/15 06:47 PM)
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#11149660 - 10/07/15 12:04 AM Re: rd [Re: str1249]
john olive Offline
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Registered: 08/23/15
Posts: 2
At 86 they should have given him a prize just for showing up.

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#11149746 - 10/07/15 06:42 AM Re: rd [Re: str1249]
bluebonnet2 Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 09/17/07
Posts: 502
Loc: marshall, tx
good morning,

i believe the two states have an agreement about seniors licenses....i called the louisiana game wardens office last year about texas seniors licenses and was told senior licenses are good in all water....

just saying.....

caddo joins both states....

i don't have the booklet here ....

good luck,
PURA VIDA,
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#11149893 - 10/07/15 08:31 AM Re: rd [Re: str1249]
ddmm Offline
Angler

Registered: 01/05/12
Posts: 315
Loc: Haslet, TX
T&PW has a great app for your phone that has all the info.

Non-Resident Fishing License not required if:
Louisiana resident 65 years of age or older who possesses a valid Louisiana recreational fishing license
(includes senior fish\hunt license)

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