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  • Non-tidal waters:
  •     Mesh cannot exceed 1/4"  
  • ​    Maximum net size:  6 x 4
  •     For minnows and bait fish only 
  • Tidal waters: 
  •     Mesh cannot exceed 1/4"
  •     Maximum net size:  50 x 5 
  •     Minnows and bait fish only; crabs may be kept with recreational crabbing license
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  • Must have South Carolina saltwater recreational fishing license. 
  • ​Maximum length of shrimp seine is 40 feet, maximum depth 6 feet, minimum mesh size 1/2-inch sq (1-inch stretch), maximum mesh size 7/8-inch sq (1-3/4-inch stretch).
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  • Nongame seine device:  Can be up to 75' long; maximum depth 6'.

Florida Seine Regulations

  • Personal recreational seine can be up to 30' long.
  • Minimum stretch mesh:  1-1/4-inch.
  • With RCGL (Recreational Commercial Gear License; $70 resident; $500 nonresident), seine can be 30-100' long, but must be marked with a hot pink buoy.
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  • Must have Florida saltwater fishing license. 
  • ​​Seine may have mesh area no larger than 500 sq feet, mesh size no larger than 2-inch stretch. On float line, there can be no more than 14 meshes tied in one linear foot using 1-inch square mesh.
  • ​No seines made of monofilament are allowed.
  • ​If you are not a Florida resident, in order to use a seine in Florida you must purchase a commercial fishing license (currently $200). 
  • For further information on Florida Fishing Regulation visit
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  • Non-tidal waters:
  •      Seine may not be longer than 30 feet; in trout-stocked waters and special regulation trout areas, a seine may           not be greater than 10 feet in length and 4 feet deep.   
  •      Minnows and bait fish only. 
  • Tidal waters:
  •     ​Seine may be up to 50 feet in length. 
  •     Bait fish only; crabs captured with net may be kept with bait license. 
  •  Please note:  No mesh size is given in the on-line regulations.  Bait/minnow seines are usually 1/4" mesh, but you   should contact your local fish and wildlife office for verification.      
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South Carolina Seine Regulations

Georgia Seine Regulations

This information is provided to help you enjoy your seine and is not intended to be used as an authoritative source for seining regulations. This information is provided only as a courtesy and there are NO guaranties, warranties, express or implied, or representations as to the accuracy of this content. Bountiful Seines assumes NO liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the information contained herein. If you find an error or omission in the data, please feel free to Contact Us with the correct information, and we will verify the error or omission and correct it as soon as possible. Rules change frequently; always inquire locally before using your seine.

  • Must have Georgia fishing license.
  • ​Must obey shrimping season dates posted by Georgia Department of Natural Resources.
  • ​Unless otherwise designated, there is no closed season for the harvest of bait shrimp, regardless of the approved gear used.  
  • ​Shrimp seines can be under 100 feet in length, minimum stretch mesh of 1-1/4 inch.
  • ​Fish seines can be from 100 to 300 feet in length, with a minimum mesh size of 2-1/2-inch stretch and used only on oceanfront sides of beaches.
  • ​If you are not a resident of Georgia, you must purchase a non-resident fishing license (currently $50) with SIP stamp (free).  
  • ​For more information visit www.eregulations,com/georgia/fishing/

North Carolina Seine Regulations


State Seine Net Regulations

Texas Seine Regulations

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The following are regulations for some states.  These are not all inclusive and are meant only as a guide in your net selection process.  Please refer to the individual websites for each state as provided at the end of each list.  We would be happy to research any other state's regulations upon request.     

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