We have put some redear and coppernose bluegill in our private ponds. Our intent was to raise them both for us, and to sell to a local restaurant commercially. We live in TX, and our neighbor told us that was illegal due to them being sport fish. I could find nothing about this online. Anyone know about this? Anyone know how to get them to grow to an eatable size? Seems like they are only used for bait. We do have a few catfish in the ponds, hopefully enough to keep the numbers down. Is there any need for me to tell you this is all new to us?