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TITLE 31NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
PART 2TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE DEPARTMENT
CHAPTER 58OYSTERS, SHRIMP, AND FINFISH
SUBCHAPTER CSTATEWIDE CRAB FISHERY PROCLAMATION
RULE §58.203Licensing

(a) A person may not engage in commercial crab fishing without a commercial crab fisherman's license.

(b) A person may operate a boat bearing a commercial crab fisherman's display license plate, ONLY if that person possesses on board the boat the following documentation:

  (1) a commercial crab fisherman's license or a general commercial fisherman's license; and

  (2) a copy of an affidavit permitting the boat operator to fish the commercial crab fishing devices owned by the person to whom the commercial crab fisherman's license was issued. The affidavit must contain the date, original signature of the licensee, and commercial crab license number which matches the commercial crab license plate number on the boat.

(c) A person operating a boat for the purpose of commercial crab fishing is not required to possess a commercial fishing boat license.


Source Note: The provisions of this §58.203 adopted to be effective June 1, 1998, 23 TexReg 5727; amended to be effective March 27, 2006, 31 TexReg 2693

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