How much does a _____ permit cost?

The price of commercial and charter fishing permits is constantly fluctuating. Having a set price list is impractical and we urge you to give us a call with permit price inquiries.


Where can I find information on my area’s Fishery Management Council?

Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council site

South Atlantic Fishery Management Council site


What are the current fishing regulations in my area?

Gulf of Mexico Federal Fishing Regulations 

Gulf of Mexico State Fishing Regulations List 

South Atlantic Federal Fishing Regulations 


What is a Commercial Fishing Vessel Safety Digest?

Commercial Fishing Vessel Safety Digest


When is ____ fishing season?

Commercial and Recreational Fishing Seasons and Closures Site 


What is the status on the Catch Limits?

Annual Catch Limits Monitoring Site 


Where can I login to my Catch Shares Program?

SERO Catch Shares Programs Login Site 


What is an IFQ Program?

IFQ Program Fact Sheet


What is the number for NMFS?

1 (877) 376-4877, Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. ET.


How do I activate my CLS America VMS and pay my bill?

CLS America site 

CLS America phone: 301-925-4411 e-mail: fishing@clsamerica.com