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Commercial Fishing Limits

Saltwater Marine Fishing Regulations Mississippi Saltwater Fishing

*Bag/Possession are per person unless stated otherwise.

Minimum Length in Inches

Number of Fish
Bag/Possession

Cobiaw

No Take

No Take

Mullet

10 TL

No Limit

Flounder

12 TL

Quota***

Red Drumww

18 TL to 30 TL*

Quota***

Spotted Seatrout

14 TL

Quota***

King Mackerel

24 FL

3,000 lbs

Spanish Mackerel

12 FL

No Limit

Goliath Grouper

No Take

No Take

Nassau Grouper

No Take

No Take

Red Grouper

18 TL

No Limit

Yellowfin Grouper

20 TL

Gag Grouper

22 TL

Black Grouper

24 TL

No Limit

Scamp

16 TL

No Limit

Tripletail

18 TL

3

Red Snapper

13 TL**

IFQ**

Vermillion Snapper

10 TL

No Limit

Lane Snapper

8 TL

No Limit

Gray Triggerfish

14 FL

No Limit

Gray, Schoolmaster, Cubera, Dog, Mahogany & Yellowtail Snappers

12 TL

No Limit

Mutton Snapper

16 TL

No Limit

Greater Amberjack

36 FL

No Limit

Lesser Amberjack & Banded Rudderfish

14 FL to 22 FL*

No Limit

Hogfish

14 FL

No Limit

Bigeye Tuna

27 CFL

No Limit

Bluefin Tuna

No Take

No Take

Yellowfin Tuna

27 CFL

No Limit

Blue Marlin

No Take

No Take

White Marlin

No Take

No Take

Sailfish

No Take

No Take

Longbill Spearfish

No Take

No Take

Crabs – Hard Shells

5****

No Limit

Crabs – Soft Shell

No Limit

No Limit