Welcome to the Great Monofilament Adventure, and what an adventure it has been!

About The Project

The State of Florida started the monofilament recycling project in 1999.   They have 1,600 bins installed throughout the state collecting fishing line.

In Texas, the program was founded in 2004 and is coordinated by The Texas Sea Grant College Program which is a collaboration of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the State of Texas, and universities across the state.

Our chapter’s efforts are focusing on Galveston County.

Map of the monofilament tubes

Want to see where all the tubes are deployed in Galveston County? Just click on the link below.  An added feature: if you use this link via your smartphone and have the Google Maps app installed, you’ll get a dialog offering to give you directions to the chosen bin. (Note:  map is still undergoing enhancement.)

Monofilament Tube Map Viewer

How to get started with your own monofilament project

Forms (Collection forms, new tube suggestion forms, etc.)

Related Links

Facebook: fishing line – recycle yours in galveston county

Contact Us

For more information contact GBAC Fishing Line project

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