Public Service Announcement: Fishing Advisory

HOUSTON, March 30, 2019 – Recreational fishing is a fun weekend past time and seafood makes a delicious dinner. But, do you know where you should and should not fish in Texas, and especially the Houston area? Consider this… the Texas Department of State Health Services issued a 2013 fishing advisory for the Houston Ship Channel, still in effect today, advising people to limit of avoid the consumption of all species of fish and blue crab from the Houston Ship Channel, the San Jacinto River below the Lake Houston Dam and all contiguous waters north of Highway 146. To learn more about fishing advisories or to find safe fishing locations, visit dshs.texas.gov/seafood/default.aspx  and look for the “Advisories, Bans & Maps” tab on the left.