Permits

Permits are required for Blue Runner fishing in the Monument south of St. John, and bait fishing in Hurricane Hole. A permit is also needed for boaters who wish to utilized hurricane moorings in Hurricane Hole during an approaching storm.

Fishermen wishing to fish must first obtain a permit from the Chief Law Enforcement Ranger’s office located at the Visitor Center in Cruz Bay.

Boaters wishing to utilize the moorings in Hurricane Hole as a safe haven during the threat of an oncoming storm are required to obtain a permit from the Resource Management Office during early June of each year (look for news release announcing the time and dates for receiving permits).

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