Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Atlantic and Gulf States Inshore
Commercial Shrimping Regulations

State Inshore Trawling Rule

Texas                  Not permitted

Louisiana           Max. 50 ft head rope*

Mississippi         Max. 50 ft head rope

Alabama              Max. 50 ft head rope

Florida                 500 sq. ft. max. net size**

Georgia                Not permitted

South Carolina    Not permitted

North Carolina    No limits to trawl net size in most inland waters
*A head rope is the rope that stretches across the mouth of the net
** This small net  is used for catching bait