for those not in the know i thought i would post this up. went into effect last sept 1.
Any fish that is edible or can be used for bait (includes all gar species, common carp, and buffalo) may not be released back into the water after being taken with lawful archery equipment
This is from the TP&WD Bowfishing page...
that includes dumping at the boat ramp that makes us look very bad in the public eye. police you fellow bowfisherman and help keep from getting any more laws thrown at us or banned for good.