Fish Rules

An innovative way to understand complex fishing regulations.

Fishing made easy

Saltwater and freshwater fishing regulations with an easy to understand format. With a glance, know if a fish is in season, how many you can keep, how big they have to be, and more.

All the fishing hotspots

Saltwater fishing regulations for Federal and State waters from Maine to Texas to Hawaii, and now includes freshwater for Florida, Alabama, Texas.

GPS controlled

Fish Rules App uses your phone's GPS and calendar to show only the regulations you need. Out to sea with no signal? Manually select your fishing location to see relevant regulations.

Quick fish ID

Crisp illustrations and great photos help you identify your catch. Swipe an image to see identification clues and additional photos. Want more? Get a #ProStaff subscription and have a pro help you ID it.

Fish Rules Fall Kickoff Photo Competition. Sept 1st - Oct 4th

"Success! I finally found a way to keep track of all the salt water fishing regulations while on the water. Fish Rules gives me the confidence to fish without fear. Don't get caught on the water without it. Ignorance isn't an excuse."

Rob Arrington

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10,000's of Reef Locations

Unlock thousands of reefs to find and catch more fish, faster.

PRO Fish Identification

Exlusive communication area to have a pro identify your catch within 48hr.

Bookmarked Locations

Bookmark locations so you can quickly check regulations in those areas at anytime. Drop waypoints and notes on the map for later reference.

No Ads

Get a focused fishing experience by removing all Ads from the app.

Sustainability

Your investment in fishery sustainability.

The quickest logging experience

A carefully crafted flow that lets you log fish as fast as possible. Go back later to fill in details.

  • Manage Your Fishing Trips
  • Participate in Citizen Science
  • Tagging Studies and Programs
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Local Business Listings

Promote your local fishing or outdoor business inside of Fish Rules App.

  • Your business in front of 100,000's of anglers
  • Listing on regulation / species pages
  • Listing on map pages
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Fish Rules

Commercial angler app

Dynamic, on-demand printed regulations

We've worked hard to help anglers always stay up to date via mobile apps. Sometimes printed regulations are helpful though. Fish Rules allows anglers to print their own custom regulation set whenever they want.Desktop Only

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New Feature: Print Regulations

New Feature: Print Regulations

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Family Fall Photo Competition

Family Fall Photo Competition

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2021 June Photo Competition Results

2021 June Photo Competition Results

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Fish Rules Freshwater Edition

Fish Rules Freshwater Edition

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Protecting Coral During Lobster Mini-Season

Protecting Coral During Lobster Mini-Season

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Descending Devices for Snapper / Grouper Fishing

Descending Devices for Snapper / Grouper Fishing

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