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I caught a tagged Snapper this summer and Florida fish and wildlife sent me a t-shirt that told me the correct way to measure a Snapper. Looks like most 15" Snapper are legal. I always thought that measuring to the center of the tail was correct.

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9 miles like ours and LA funny thing I was in Texas last year and guys over there were still getting ticketed for them in state waters stating there DNR doesn't regulate federal law but must enforce it kind of a a situation
 

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I have never heard of Texas Parks and Wildlife ticketing folks for state water snapper. The problem is, unlike the Florida panhandle, it's hard to find any keepers in state waters. This is especially true on the upper coast (Galveston, Freeport and Sabine). You can catch snapper but they all might be 12".
 
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