Oil spill halts fishing along Texas coast

The bait customers the employees see on a normal day are nowhere to be found.

The bait customers the employees see on a normal day are nowhere to be found.

HOUSTON, TX (KPRC) - Boyd's Bait, Tackle and Fish shop is one of several bait stores in Texas City that lead to the Texas City Dike, but because of the oil spill, fishermen like Richard White can't cast for the fish they love; the flounder, the redfish and the speckled trout.

It's not a good thing for the bait store either. On a normal day employees say they get about 1,500 or customers buying bait.

But Monday, with no fishing allowed, the bait customers they see on a normal day are nowhere to be found.

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