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Statewide Daily & Size Limits

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Some areas have different regulations. See Special Area Regulations Lakes, Rivers and Creeks or Other Areas for daily and size limits on specific areas.

SPECIES

DAILY LIMIT

(for areas without special regulations)

SIZE LIMIT

(for areas without special regulations)

Largemouth and/or Smallmouth Bass

6 (combined)

None

Spotted Bass

None

None

Channel and/or Blue Catfish(A)

15 (combined)

Only one Blue Catfish over 30″

Flathead Catfish (B)

10

20″ minimum

White and/or Black Crappie

37 (combined)

None

Striped Bass (C)

5 (except Lake Texoma)

None

Striped Bass Hybrids and/or White Bass (C)

None

None

Trout (C)

See Trout Regulations

 

Walleye, Sauger and/or Saugeye

6 (combined)

18″ minimum

Paddlefish (C)

See Paddlefish Regulations

None

Alligator Gar (D)

1

None

(All species not listed have no daily or minimum size limits)

 

Black Bass (Largemouth, Smallmouth & Spotted Bass)

Statewide Daily Limit:

  • Largemouth & Smallmouth– 6 (combined)
  • Spotted – None

Statewide Minimum Size Limit:

  • None

Check Special Area Regulations Lakes, Rivers and Creeks or Other Areas for areas with additional daily and size limits

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Catfish

Statewide Daily Limit:

  • Channel and/or Blue Catfish combined – 15
  • Flathead Catfish – 10

Statewide Size Limit:

  • Channel Catfish – None
  • Blue Catfish – Only one over 30″
  • Flathead Catfish – 20″ minimum

Check Special Area Regulations Lakes, Rivers and Creeks or Other Areas for areas with additional daily and size limits

 

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Crappie

Statewide Daily Limit:

  • 37 (combined White and/or Black crappie)

Statewide Minimum Size Limit:

  • None

Check Special Area Regulations Lakes, Rivers and Creeks or Other Areas for areas with additional daily and size limits

 

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Striped Bass, Hybrids, & white bass

Statewide Daily Limit:

  • Striped Bass – 5
  • Striped Bass Hybrids and/or White Bass - None

Statewide Size Limit:

  • None

Check Special Area Regulations Lakes, Rivers and Creeks or Other Areas for areas with additional daily and size limits

 

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Trout (Rainbow & Brown)

Statewide Daily Limit:

  • Rainbow Trout – 6
  • Brown Trout – 6

Statewide Minimum Size Limit:

  • None

Check Trout Regulations for areas with additional daily and size limits

 

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Walleye, Sauger, Saugeye

Statewide Daily Limit:

  • 6 (combined)

Statewide Minimum Size Limit:

  • 18″ minimum

Check Special Area Regulations Lakes, Rivers and Creeks or Other Areas for areas with additional daily and size limits

 

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Paddlefish

Statewide Daily Limit:

  • 1

Statewide Minimum Size Limit:

  • None

Check Paddlefish Regulations for areas with additional daily and size limits

 

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Alligator Gar

Statewide Daily Limit:

  • 1

Statewide Minimum Size Limit:

  • None

Check Special Area Regulations Lakes, Rivers and Creeks or Other Areas for areas with additional daily and size limits

 

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