Mobile Apps for Regulation Updates

Fish Rules

The Council has partnered with Fish Rules LLC to help keep recreational fishermen up-to-date on federal fishing regulations for South Atlantic Council managed species in the Fish Rules App.

Private recreational anglers and charter operators can download the Fish Rules App for updates on recreational fishing regulations for federally managed snappers, groupers, tilefishes, jacks, spanish mackerel, cobia in the Florida East Coast Zone, king mackerel, dolphin, and wahoo.

The app offers a long list of incredible features:

  • Free download
  • Access to information when out of cell range
  • Regulations from Maine through Texas, as well as California, Hawaii, the U.S. Caribbean, and The Bahamas
  • Photographs to assist with species ID
  • Location-based information
  • Edibility info
  • Personal catch diary
  • And more!

 

 


 

Fish Rules Commercial

Federal South Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico Commercial Permit holders can download the Fish Rules Commercial App for updates on commercial regulations. The app, developed by the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council and the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council in partnership with Fish Rules LLC, hosts commercial regulations for species managed by the two Councils.

The app offers a long list of helpful features:

  • Free download
  • Access to information when out of cell range
  • Regulations for federal South Atlantic and Gulf commercial permits
  • Percent of Quota or Annual Catch Limit (ACL) harvested updates
  • Managed Areas information
  • And more!