Fishery Allowable Gear Types
Gulf of Mexico Red Drum FMP
All No harvest or possession in the EEZ
Gulf of Mexico Reef Fish FMP
A. Snapper-Grouper reef fish longline/hook and line fishery Longline, handline, bandit gear, rod and reel, buoy gear
B. Other commercial fishery Spear, powerhead, cast net, trawl
C. Recreational fishery Spear, powerhead, bandit gear, handline, rod and reel, cast net
Gulf of Mexico Shrimp FMP
A. Commercial fishery Trawl, butterfly net, skimmer, cast net
B. Recreational fishery Trawl
Gulf of Mexico Coastal Migratory Pelagics FMP
A. Large pelagics longline fishery Longline
B. King/Spanish mackerel gillnet fishery Run-around gillnet
C. Pelagic hook and line fishery Bandit gear, handline, rod and reel
D. Pelagic species purse seine fishery Purse seine
E. Recreational fishery Bandit gear, handline, rod and reel, spear
Gulf of Mexico Spiny Lobster FMP
A. Commercial fishery

B. Recreational fishery

Trap, pot, dip net, bully net, hoop net, trawl, snare, hand harvest

Dip net, bully net, pot, trap, snare, hand harvest

Gulf of Mexico Stone Crab (Non-FMP)
A. Trap and pot fishery

B. Recreational fishery

Trap, pot

Trap, pot, hand harvest

Blue Crab Fishery (Non-FMP)
All Trap, pot
Golden Crab Fishery (Non-FMP)
All None
Recreational Fishery (Non-FMP)
Bandit gear, handline, rod and reel, spear, bully net, gillnet, dip net, longline, powerhead, seine, slurp gun, trap, trawl, harpoon, cast net, hoop net, hook and line, hand harvest
Mullet Fishery (Non-FMP)
A. Trawl fishery

B. Gillnet fishery

C. Pair trawl fishery

D. Cast net fishery

E. Recreational fishery

Trawl

Gillnet

Pair trawl

Cast net

Bandit gear, handline, rod and reel, spear, cast net

Inshore Coastal Gillnet Fishery (Non-FMP)
All Gillnet
Octopus Fishery (Non-FMP)
All Trap, pot
Marine Life Aquarium Fishery (Non-FMP)
All Dip net, slurp gun, barrier net, drop net, allowable chemical, trap, pot, trawl
Coastal Herring Trawl Fishery (Non-FMP)
All Trawl
Butterfish Trawl Fishery (Non-FMP
All Trawl
Gulf of Mexico Groundfish (Non-FMP)
A. Commercial fishery

B. Recreational Fishery

Trawl, purse seine, gillnet

Hook and line, rod and reel, spear

Gulf of Mexico Menhaden Purse Seine Fishery (Non-FMP)
All Purse seine
Sardine Purse Seine Fishery (Non-FMP)
All Purse seine
Marine Life Aquarium Fishery (Non-FMP)
All Dip net, slurp gun, barrier net, drop net, allowable chemical, trap, pot, trawl
Oyster Fishery (Non-FMP)
All Dredge, tongs
Other Non-FMP Fisheries
Commercial fishery Trawl, gillnet, hook and line, longline, handline, rod and reel, bandit gear, cast net, lampera net, spear