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#11845667 - 09/23/16 07:14 PM cast nets in city parks.
TheGizzard Offline
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Registered: 09/25/10
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I was throwing a cast net in San Antonio-Texas,in Brackenridge and Espada Park and was told it was illegal to do so.I looked at Texas Parks and Wild Life rules it states nothing of the sort.Any info on that, that can be shared.Thank you again for all you and this forum do.

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#11845668 - 09/23/16 07:19 PM Re: cast nets in city parks. [Re: TheGizzard]
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Loc: highland village/lake Lewisvil...
That's usually a city ordinance
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#11846107 - 09/24/16 06:27 AM Re: cast nets in city parks. [Re: TheGizzard]
kickingback Offline
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Registered: 08/13/13
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TPWD has a section on specific lakes and parks rules. Check it out.
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#11846832 - 09/24/16 04:46 PM Re: cast nets in city parks. [Re: TheGizzard]
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Loc: Boerne, Texas
Don't try it at Woodlawn lake either.

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#11847382 - 09/24/16 10:06 PM Re: cast nets in city parks. [Re: TheGizzard]
DancesWithSquirrels Offline
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Registered: 09/27/15
Posts: 112
Loc: Carrollton, Texas
Yeah, like the many people at LLELA that use cast nets even though its forbidden lol.

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#11847611 - 09/25/16 02:25 AM Re: cast nets in city parks. [Re: TheGizzard]
Canino Offline
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Registered: 06/27/06
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Loc: Mansfield
Check out the Outdoor Annual. PDF here: http://tpwd.texas.gov/publications/pwdpubs/media/cs_bk_k0700_0284.pdf

It isn't under the cast net section, it's under the Pole and Line section.

Page 32 (definition):
Community Fishing Lake:
All public impoundments 75 acres or smaller located totally within an incorporated city limits or a public park,
and all impoundments of any size lying totally within the boundaries of a state park.

Page 34:
Pole and line is the only lawful method for taking game fish and nongame fish from Community Fishing Lakes (see
definition, pg. 32);

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#11847808 - 09/25/16 09:25 AM Re: cast nets in city parks. [Re: Canino]
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Originally Posted By: Canino
Check out the Outdoor Annual. PDF here: http://tpwd.texas.gov/publications/pwdpubs/media/cs_bk_k0700_0284.pdf

It isn't under the cast net section, it's under the Pole and Line section.

Page 32 (definition):
Community Fishing Lake:
All public impoundments 75 acres or smaller located totally within an incorporated city limits or a public park,
and all impoundments of any size lying totally within the boundaries of a state park.

Page 34:
Pole and line is the only lawful method for taking game fish and nongame fish from Community Fishing Lakes (see
definition, pg. 32);


+1 nailed it
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#11848133 - 09/25/16 12:38 PM Re: cast nets in city parks. [Re: Uncle Zeek]
TheGizzard Offline
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Registered: 09/25/10
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Thank you for all the helpful info.Again you guys are great,thanks again.

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#11940886 - 11/18/16 06:38 PM Re: cast nets in city parks. [Re: TheGizzard]
Wildman of the navidad Offline
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Registered: 11/11/16
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Loc: La vernia tx
I see people constantly throwing them below the espada if it is illegal the park police don't seem to care from what I've seen
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#11941858 - 11/19/16 03:45 PM Re: cast nets in city parks. [Re: Canino]
C.M. Offline
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Registered: 09/09/16
Posts: 151
Originally Posted By: Canino
Page 34:
Pole and line is the only lawful method for taking game fish and nongame fish from Community Fishing Lakes (see
definition, pg. 32);
So, catch and release is ok?


Edited by C.M. (11/19/16 03:46 PM)

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#11942154 - 11/19/16 07:12 PM Re: cast nets in city parks. [Re: C.M.]
Dubee Online   content
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Registered: 07/17/11
Posts: 1513
Loc: Godley Tx
Originally Posted By: C.M.
Originally Posted By: Canino
Page 34:
Pole and line is the only lawful method for taking game fish and nongame fish from Community Fishing Lakes (see
definition, pg. 32);
So, catch and release is ok?


What?

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#11942453 - 11/19/16 10:36 PM Re: cast nets in city parks. [Re: TheGizzard]
Spooley Offline
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Registered: 11/27/12
Posts: 163
Loc: Texas
No.
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#11944113 - 11/21/16 01:13 AM Re: cast nets in city parks. [Re: TheGizzard]
C.M. Offline
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Registered: 09/09/16
Posts: 151
But I am not taking it -- I am letting it go! ;-)


Edited by C.M. (11/21/16 01:13 AM)

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