Crab Trap Removal - Texas Parks and Wildlife [Official] - Lake Harding Association

Crab Trap Removal – Texas Parks and Wildlife [Official]

Crab Trap Removal – Texas Parks and Wildlife [Official]

By Micah Moen 6 Comments February 10, 2020


Ready? [airboat engine] GAME WARDEN KEVIN MALONSON
PATROLS THE BAY FOR SUSPECTS. THEY’RE DIRTY, SMELLY, AND TAKING THE STATE’S RESOURCES. These traps are called ghost fishing is what
they’re doing right now. These traps are ghost
fishing. They’re picking up, trapping
animals and fish. IN 2001, THE TEXAS LEGISLATURE
PASSED A LAW THAT ALLOWED THE CLOSURE OF
THE CRAB FISHERY SEASON FOR 10 TO 30 DAYS EACH YEAR SO ABANDONED CRAB TRAPS
COULD BE REMOVED. Previous to this event we
removed 15,499 traps. That equates to about over 200,000
blue crabs that are saved worth an estimated $70,000
to the fishermen. -What’s your name, sir?
-Robert Ibarra. State Game Warden Kevin Malonson. How many you got so far? At least 20. At least 20 already? VOLUNTEERS LIKE IBARRA MAKE
THE ANNUAL CLEANUP A SUCCESS. We’ve done this for
the third year now, we just — we’re big into CCA so we just thought we’d come
out here and do our part. AND A FEW OTHER ITEMS ARE
PICKED UP AS WELL. What have they done to
our favorite sport? NOW TEXAS PARKS & WILDLIFE
IS ASKING VOLUNTEERS TO HELP OUT AGAIN THIS YEAR. Smells quite interesting. FOR TEXAS PARKS & WILDLIFE,
THIS IS LYDIA SALDANA.

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Texas Parks and Wildlife

For more information about the Abandoned Crab Trap Removal Program and how you can volunteer, please contact your local TPWD Coastal Fisheries Office or call Art at the Corpus Christi Field Station: (361) 825-3356 or Tonya at the Dickinson Marine Lab: (281) 534-0131.

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2801jesse

What are the dates to this next year 20011

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2801jesse

What are the dates to this next year 20011 I want to do this from Austweld Texas

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Texas Parks and Wildlife

@2801jesse Feb. 19-27. See link in video description for more info.

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Vittoria

HELLO FROM THE OTHER SIDE

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Vittoria

HELLO FROM THE OTHER SIDE

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