Fixed Fishing Devices (FFD) Licensing
- licensing information related to pound, staked gill, fyke nets and crab traps.
Commercial Quota, License, Shellfish Lease Sales - a web page leading to listings of individuals interested in buying or selling commercial licenses, quota, or shellfish leases.
Saltwater Recreational Fishing License Requirements - specifics on recreational hook&line license, this page also links to the online recreational saltwater license sales site, and for unlicensed anglers requiring a Fisherman Information Program (FIP) registration, there is a link to the online FIP registration site.
No Cost Recreational Species Permits - for selected species like trophy striped bass, grouper, tilefish and cobia a no cost permit may be needed by an angler in addition to their regular paid license. Use the web link to the left to obtain your free permit. Note that these permits may only be available during the time of year a specific recreational fishery is occuring.
Recreational Crabbing and Non-Hook and Line Fishing Regulations - rules for
recreational fishing or crabbing by means other than hook and line.
Habitat Permits - description of permit
requirements for projects associated with tidal wetlands, sand
dunes, and subaqueous bottoms.
Habitat Permit Territory Assignments - map of state with MRC staff assigments for habitat permits.