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Bahamas Reef Environment Educational Foundation

Visitor Fishing guide

Presented by BREEF &
The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism

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DID YOU KNOW?

Turtle

It is illegal to catch, harm or eat turtle anywhere in The Bahamas

Conch

The possession of a conch without a well formed lip is a punishable offense.

Turtle

It is illegal to catch, harm or eat turtle anywhere in The Bahamas

Conch

The possession of a conch without a well formed lip is a punishable offense.

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Fish Rules The App

Stay up to date wherever you may be with this handy free app for iOS and Android

Know Your Limits

Know your bag and vessel Limits

What’s In Season?

What you can catch right now, at a glance….

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Lobster & Crawfish
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Bag limits

Lobster or Crawfish:

Six tails per person, at any time. Annual closed season is 1 April to 31 July. Minimum size limits are 3 3/8″ carapace length or 6″ tail length. Egg-bearing female crawfish are protected.

Conch

Harvesting and possession of conch without a well-formed lip is prohibited. Bag limit at any time is 10 per person.

Wahoo/Dolphin/Kingfish

Six fish per person, in any combination.

Stone Crabs

Closed season is 1 June to 15 October. Minimum harvestable claw is 4″. Harvesting of females is prohibited.

Vessel bag limit

20 pounds of scalefish, 10 conchs and 6 crawfish per person may be exported from The Islands of The Bahamas.

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