Fishing

Sturgeon

Size Limit: 

n/a

Bag and Posession Limit: 

No legal harvest or possession

Shad

Size Limit: 

none

Bag and Posession Limit: 

50 pounds daily

Paddlefish

Size Limit: 

30” max lower jaw fork length

Bag and Posession Limit: 

Two per person

The incidental take and possession of paddlefish is allowed under the following conditions: The taking or possession of paddlefish is closed in all saltwater areas of the state and in border waters shared with Texas. All possessed paddlefish must be dead. The possession or transportation of live paddlefish is prohibited. All paddlefish possessed on the waters of the state shall be maintained intact. No person shall possess paddlefish eggs on the waters of the state which are not fully attached to the fish. The daily take and possession limit of paddlefish is two per person. All paddlefish greater than 30 inches lower jaw fork length must be returned to the water immediately. (See section on “Measuring Fish” for an illustration).

Turtles

Size Limit: 

none

Bag and Posession Limit: 

change turtles hank

Frogs

Size Limit: 

none

Bag and Posession Limit: 

change frogs hank

Freshwater Drum (Gaspergou)

Size Limit: 

12” min total length

Bag and Posession Limit: 

25 per day

Flathead Catfish

Size Limit: 

14” min total length

Bag and Posession Limit: 

The possession limit for catfish caught recreationally shall be 100. The 100 fish may be a single species, or a combination of blue, channel or flathead catfish. A recreational fisherman may possess a maximum of 25 undersize catfish of a single or combination of all three species within the 100 fish possession limit.

Yellow Bass

Size Limit: 

none

Bag and Posession Limit: 

50 daily, EXCEPT no limit at Toledo Bend

White Bass

Size Limit: 

none

Bag and Posession Limit: 

50 daily, EXCEPT 25 at Toledo Bend

Hybrid Striped Bass

Size Limit: 

n/a

Bag and Posession Limit: 

5 daily
No more than two over 30” total length

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