Oyster Harvest

TPWD Closing Oyster Harvest Areas in Matagorda Bay

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is closing TX-14 in Matagorda Bay to commercial and recreational oyster harvest beginning at 12:01 a.m. Sunday, April 10, 2022. This closing is based on samples recently collected by TPWD showing low abundance of legal-sized oysters. TPWD has worked with the oyster industry to develop criteria for closing areas to harvest. The criteria include parameters for oysters when they fall below certain thresholds based on the abundance of […]

TPWD Closing Oyster Harvest Areas in Galveston Bay

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is closing TX-2, TX-3 and TX-9 in Galveston Bay to commercial and recreational oyster harvest beginning at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, March 22, 2022. This closing is based on samples recently collected by TPWD showing low abundance of legal-sized oysters. TPWD has worked with the oyster industry to develop criteria for closing areas to harvest. The criteria include parameters for oysters when they fall below certain thresholds based on […]

TPWD Closing Oyster Harvest Area in Aransas Bay

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is closing TX-30 in Aransas Bay to commercial and recreational oyster harvest beginning at 12:01 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 30, 2022. This closing is based on samples recently collected by TPWD showing low abundance of legal-sized oysters. TPWD has worked with the oyster industry to develop criteria for closing areas to harvest. The criteria include parameters for oysters when they fall below certain thresholds based on the abundance of […]

TPWD Closing Oyster Harvest Area in San Antonio Bay

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is closing TX-25 in San Antonio Bay to commercial and recreational oyster harvest beginning at 12:01 a.m. Friday, Jan. 14, 2022. This closing is based on samples recently collected by TPWD showing low abundance of legal-sized oysters. TPWD has worked with the oyster industry to develop criteria for closing areas to harvest. The criteria include parameters for oysters when they fall below certain thresholds based on the abundance […]

TPWD Closing Oyster Harvest Area in Aransas Bay

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is closing TX-32 in Aransas Bay to commercial and recreational oyster harvest beginning at 12:01 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022. This closing is based on samples recently collected by TPWD showing low abundance of legal-sized oysters. TPWD has worked with the oyster industry to develop criteria for closing areas to harvest. The criteria include parameters for oysters when they fall below certain thresholds based on the abundance of […]