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Crab trap cleanup coming - The Galveston County Daily News: Fishing Report

December 2, 2016

Crab trap cleanup coming

Posted: Thursday, February 6, 2014 12:00 am

Lots of activities are in store for anglers in the weeks ahead, and among them is the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s annual crab trap cleanup program. Volunteers with boats will be able to remove any crab traps they find in the water from Feb. 21 to March 2.

In order to accommodate the removal of crab traps without any controversy, the Texas Legislature voted to prohibit crab traps in the bays and coastal water for a period each winter to allow volunteers to remove old traps and take them to collection sites for disposal.

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