Texas Parks and Wildlife Code

Sec. § 66.102
Placing Prohibited Devices in Public Water


A device designed to catch fish or other aquatic wildlife resources that is placed in the public fresh water of this state in violation of a law or commission proclamation is a nuisance, and a game warden or other peace officer shall confiscate and dispose of the device as provided by Section 12.1105 (Seizure and Disposition of Unlawful Fishing Devices) of this code. A game warden or other peace officer is immune from liability for the destruction of devices found in violation of this section.
Acts 1975, 64th Leg., p. 1405, ch. 545, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1975. Amended by Acts 1983, 68th Leg., p. 23, ch. 9, art. I, Sec. 3, eff. Aug. 29, 1983.
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