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#11956172 - 11/29/16 02:21 AM Caddo Lake and TX LA license
j_hirn2 Offline

Registered: 01/21/04
Posts: 175
Loc: Mansfield, TX
Ive got a question about fishing Caddo Lake. Parts are in TX and LA. The TPWD annual states:

Residents of either state, who are properly licensed in their state (or are exempt because of age), or persons who hold valid non-resident fishing licenses issued by either state may fish in any portion of the lakes and rivers forming a common boundary between Louisiana and Texas inland from a line across Sabine Pass between Texas Point and Louisiana Point. Fish landed in Texas must adhere to the Texas bag and length limits.

I take that to mean a person with a TX license can fish in Caddo LA waters legally? I've only been there once and stayed in Big Cypress Bayou because I left my GPS at home by mistake and didn't want to disappear.

I ask because there are weird laws concerning the Red River between TX and OK.
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#11956236 - 11/29/16 06:53 AM Re: Caddo Lake and TX LA license [Re: j_hirn2]
rrhyne56 Offline

Registered: 02/16/01
Posts: 13221
Loc: McKinney TX USA
I really, really, really suggest that you contact Texas Parks and Wildlife directly. This is not a question that I'd leave to any other source.
And yes, I agree that there are weird laws regarding TX and OK fishing smile
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#11956262 - 11/29/16 07:14 AM Re: Caddo Lake and TX LA license [Re: j_hirn2]
slim1 Offline
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Registered: 05/24/13
Posts: 673
Loc: Cooper, TX
Caddo lake and Toledo Bend can be fished with either a Texas or Louisiana license. You can fish all over the lake. Texhoma you have to have a Texhoma license.
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#11956397 - 11/29/16 08:26 AM Re: Caddo Lake and TX LA license [Re: j_hirn2]
pearow Offline
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Registered: 12/15/02
Posts: 1844
Loc: Murchison, TX, USA
yeah, i've fished all over caddo with Texas license; no problem. I've been checked by game wardens on numerous occasions-p-

#11956750 - 11/29/16 11:38 AM Re: Caddo Lake and TX LA license [Re: j_hirn2]
Cast Offline
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Registered: 07/31/12
Posts: 7249
Loc: North Texas - God's Country
Asked and answered before. Yes, it's shared waters. Fish wherever on Caddo with a Texas or Louisiana license and you're good.


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