Commercial and Recreational Fishing Seasons and Closures

The NOAA Fisheries Service, Southeast Regional Office, is responsible for managing commercial and recreational fisheries in the southeastern United States and U.S. Caribbean. The following links provide a summary of fishing seasons, quotas, annual catch limits, and closures for Gulf of Mexico, South Atlantic, and U.S. Caribbean commercial and recreational fisheries. 


Gulf of Mexico

South Atlantic

Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands