Red snapper season is back in business

Lone Star Outdoor News

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department announced today that an agreement has been reached with federal regulators to reopen the recreational red snapper season.

The framework agreed upon for the 2017 season will allow recreational anglers to fish for red snapper in federal and state waters for 39 weekend days beginning Friday, June 16, and running through Labor Day. The open fishing days each week would be Friday, Saturday and Sunday only with additional open days on Monday, July 3, Tuesday, July 4 and Monday, Sept. 4. Red snapper harvest will be closed in state and federal waters Monday through Thursday each week except on the days noted.

For a full report see the June 23 issue of Lone Star Outdoor News.