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License Information

Saltwater Marine Fishing Regulations Mississippi Saltwater Fishing

License Fees

Type of License

REsident License Fees

SHRIMP

Recreational

$15

Commercial Shrimp/Captain Under 30’ Boat

$60

Commercial Shrimp/Captain 30’ to 45’ Boat

$85

Commercial Shrimp/Captain Over 45’ Boat

$110

Mississippi Captain’s License

$10

CRAB

Recreational Crab Trap

$5

Commercial Crab Trawl

$75

Commercial Crab Trap

$75

FISH

Recreational Saltwater Fishing License*

$12.29 **

Fishing Boat License/Gill & Trammel Net

$100

Charter Boat

$200

Commercial Hook and Line/Gig per Vessel

$100

Commercial Hook and Line/Gig per Fisherman

$100

Lifetime License (for 65 and older)***

$7.29

Saltwater Minnow****

$50

OYSTER

Recreational

$10

Commercial Tonging*****

$60

Commercial Dredging*****

$110

LIVE BAIT SHRIMP

Live-bait Shrimp Dealer

$50

Live-bait Shrimp Boat

$100

BUSINESS LICENSE

Interstate Commerce

$20

Seafood Dealer/Processor******

$100

Seafood Transport License

$100

Fresh Product Permit

No Charge