Federal fishing regulations at your fingertips!

The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council and Fish Rules LLC have partnered to provide up-to-date recreational and commercial fishing regulations with FREE mobile Apps. 

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Recreational Fishing Regulations


Fish Rules provides quick access to state and federal fishing regulations from Maine to Texas. Private recreational anglers and charter operators can download the Fish Rules App for updates on recreational fishing regulations for federally managed species in the Gulf of Mexico.

Commercial Fishing Regulations


Fish Rules Commercial provides quick access to commercial fishing regulations for Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic commercial permit holders. The app, which is sorted by permit, hosts commercial regulations for species managed by the two Councils.

Download the Recreational Fish Rules Mobile App for FREE today!

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Download the Commercial Fish Rules Mobile App for FREE today!

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Gulf of Mexico federal regulations for commercial and recreational fishing are also available on the Council’s website.

For more information on Fish Rules and Fish Rules Commercial please visit the Fish Rules website.

Contact Emily Muehlstein, Public Information Officer, at [email protected] or 813-348-1630 with questions about the apps or federal fishing regulations in the Gulf of Mexico.