Fishing Regulations for Toledo Bend

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Black bass
For largemouth and smallmouth bass, minimum length limit = 14 inches. No minimum length for spotted and Guadalupe bass (if present). Daily bag for all four species = 8 bass in any combination. Possession limit = 10.
White, striped and yellow bass
For striped bass, there is no minimum length limit; daily bag = 5, and only two striped bass 30 inches or greater may be retained each day.
For white bass, there is no minimum length; daily bag = 25 fish. There are no bag or size limits for yellow bass.
Carp
There is no minimum length limit or daily bag limit for common carp.
Catfish
For blue and channel catfish, no minimum length; daily bag and possession limit = 50 in combination, of which no more than 5 may be 20 inches or longer. For flathead catfish, minimum length=18 inches; daily bag and possession limit = 10 fish.
Crappie
For black and white crappie there is no MLL and daily bag = 25 crappie in combination.
Gar
For alligator gar, daily bag limit is 1 fish of any size. No bag limits on other species of gar.
Sunfish
There is no minimum length or daily bag limit on bluegill, redear, warmouth or other species of sunfish.
Trout
For rainbow and brown trout, their hybrids and subspecies, there is no minimum length and daily bag limit = 5 trout in any combination.

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