South Atlantic Fishery Management Council

Mackerel, Frigate

Mackerel, Frigate

Mackerel, Frigate

Auxis thazard, Frigate tuna
Recreational
All areas are open for recreational fishing.
Commercial
All areas are open for commercial fishing.

Frigate mackerel are considered an Ecosystem Component species. Ecosystem Component species are species that do not require conservation and management under a federal fishery management plan, but are included in order to achieve ecosystem management objectives.

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NC, SC, GA, FL

  • Season is currently open.
  • Notes: No minimum size limit. No bag limit. No closed season.

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