Growing revenue from a growing sport.
Ladies and gentlemen, Bowfishing is a rapidly growing sport in Texas that combines elements of fishing and archery. It is a family friendly sport exciting enough to keep younger children engaged and can also provide parents an opportunity to connect with their children or simply relax and enjoy time with friends. Bowfishers, by regulation, fish for nongame fish such as gar, carp, and tilapia. Some of these fish are excellent table fare. Bowfishing provides additional revenue for the Texas Parks and Wildlife service. Bowfishing can take pressure off of common game species. Bowfishing also makes species often considered