Heavy rain early…then remaining cloudy with showers in the afternoon. High 57F. Winds WNW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 90%. Rainfall around a half an inch.. Photo courtesy Matt WilliamsThe Texas Park and Wildlife Department is proposing more restrictive rules on the use of passive fishing devices, including fewer days between required gear tag updates, more identification on gear tags and the addition of floats on all passive gear. Photo courtesy Matt WilliamsThe Texas Park and Wildlife Department is proposing more restrictive rules on the use of passive fishing devices, including fewer days between required gear tag updates, more identification on gear tags and the addition of floats on all passive gear. Texas fishermen who utilize trotlines, jug lines, limb lines, throw lines, and other passive fishing devices to go after catfish are in the crosshairs of more regulation as Texas Parks and Wildlife Department lawmakers look to tighten the way the games are played. On Nov. 7, the TPW Commission will meet in Austin to vote on a series of proposed rule changes related to passive gear usage. Among the proposed changes: * Gear Tag Updates: Require that mandatory gear tags at...