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King Mackerel


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GULF OF MEXICO CHARTER/ HEADBOAT FOR COASTAL MIGRATORY PELAGICS (CHG)

Charter or headboat vessels that take people out fishing in Federal waters in the Gulf of Mexico to catch and keep Coastal Migratory Pelagic fish must have this permit on board.  Fish may not be sold with this permit.

GULF OF MEXICO CHARTER/ HEADBOAT FOR REEF FISH (RCG) 

Charter or headboat vessels that take people out fishing in the Gulf of Mexico Federal waters to catch and keep Reef fish must have this permit on board. Fish may not be sold with this permit.

Shrimp

Gulf of Mexico

KING MACKEREL (KM)
Vessels that want to commercially fish and sell King Mackerel caught in Federal waters must have this permit on board.

GULF OF MEXICO COMMERCIAL REEF FISH (RR)
Vessels that want to commercially fish and sell Reef Fish caught in the Gulf of Mexico Federal waters must have this permit on board along with an activated and operational Vessel Monitoring System (VMS).

Shark

Incidental/Directed

Charter/Headboat 

SHARK (SKD/SKI)
Vessels that want to fish and sell Atlantic Shark caught in Federal waters outside the bag limits in or from Federal waters must have this permit on board.

ATLANTIC TUNA LONGLINE (ATL) 
Vessels that are using a longline to sell the directed or incidental catch of Atlantic tunas, or the incidental catch of large, medium, and giant Bluefin, an Atlantic Tuna Longline permit must be on board.  An ATL permit can only be transferred and used with a Swordfish and Shark permit, often referred to as a “tri-pack.” The Shark and Swordfish permit may be either directed or incidental.

Last Updated: September 17, 2018

VESSEL MONITORING SYSTEM (VMS)

Vessels that want to commercially fish and sell Reef Fish caught in the Gulf of Mexico Federal waters must have on board an activated and operational Vessel Monitoring System (VMS).

Shrimp

Texas Gulf License

GULF OF MEXICO SHRIMP (SPGM)
Vessels that want to fish and sell Gulf of Mexico Shrimp caught in the Gulf of Mexico Federal waters must have this permit on board.

TEXAS GULF SHRIMP LICENSE (TX-G)

Vessels that want to land or off load shrimp in Texas must have this license on board in addition to a Gulf of Mexico Shrimp permit.

Inventory

VMS

Thorium-Triton

Tri-Pack

ATL/SFI/SKI

Comm Reef Fish

Gulf of Mexico

The items listed reflect what is currently available in our inventory.


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