The Davis Bayou boat ramp finger piers and the Ship Island (formerly known as West Ship and East Ship Islands) pier are closed to fishing and netting.
Commercial fishing, including commercial shrimping and commercial crabbing, is prohibited within seashore waters. Visit our Laws & Policies page to download a copy of the Superintendent's Compendium for a full listing of regulations.
Spear Fishing Rules
Fishing using bow and/or arrow, pole spears, spear guns, Hawaiian slings or any other projectile device is prohibited in all the waters of the Seashore.
For more information regarding spear fishing regulations, please consult the Mississippi Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks website.
Last updated: August 11, 2022