A man sits under a rainbow umbrella with a fishing pole in the sand to his left and the ocean in the background.
Fishing is one of the most popular activities at the national seashore.

Photo by NPS/Adams

The waters of Gulf Islands National Seashore are home to many species of fish, shrimp and crabs. Daily tides blend nutrient-rich bayous and estuaries with the Gulf of Mexico, creating an ideal habitat for a wide variety of undersea creatures.

Visitors fishing in the national seashore are responsible to know and follow at park and state regulations. Additional information can be found by following the links below, for a full list of park regulations please visit our Laws & Policies page.

A fisherman casts a line into the bayou from a pier.
Mississippi Fishing

Fishing information rules, and regulations for the park's Mississippi Areas.

A man casts a fishing line on the edge of a sandy beach.
Florida Fishing

Fishing information, rules, and regulations for park's the Florida Areas.

Last updated: April 27, 2022

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1801 Gulf Breeze Parkway
Gulf Breeze, FL 32563

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