Tripletail Fishing

  • State regulations apply in Federal waters.


  • Open all year in the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Ocean.

Minimum Size Requirements

  • 18 inches in total length or more in the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Ocean.

Bag Limits

  • Recreational harvester: 2 tripletail per day.



  • A recreational harvester must land tripletail in whole condition.
  • Tripletail are not permitted to be deboned, skinned, scaled, sliced, ground, deheaded, or divided.
  • The gutting and the removal of gills is permitted.


  • Must use hook and line gear only.
  • May not use a multiple hook in combination with live or dead natural bait.
  • May not harvest by spearing, nets, or snagging.


Rules governing Tripletail can be found at:

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