NOAA Permit Applications for Golden Tilefish

NOAA Permit applications

Golden tilefish. Sure, they get the name because of how they look. However, it would also make sense if they earned that name off of what you could get for them, too. Plenty of people make tilefish a part of their sushi, many do so daily. If you’ve been looking to get into fishing for Golden tilefish, we can’t help you to acquire the vessel, the crew, or any of that. That said, here at the Commercial Fishing Permits Center, we can give you all of the NOAA Permit applications and more you need to be in compliance with the authorities when you go fishing for Golden tilefish. 

Golden Tilefish Facts 

Golden Tilefish are found in many, many places. Their population levels reflect that. For example, they’re around target population levels in the South Atlantic as well as the Mid-Atlantic, and they’re even above target population levels in the Gulf of Mexico, too. They aren’t overfished, and the market for them (as of this writing) is strong. Should you be looking for a way to make more fishing, they’re an excellent choice. 

Different Rules for Golden Tilefish in Different Locations 

That said, you should be aware of the different rules and regulations in regards to Golden Tilefish. They’re different depending on where you’re fishing for them. For example, there are annual catch limits in the Mid-Atlantic, Southern New England, the Gulf of Mexico, and the South Atlantic. However, in the latter, the annual catch limits are set by the type of commercial gear that you’re using (such as longline and hook and line). There are also regulations and restrictions for how deep your longlines can be used in the Gulf of Mexico, while bottom-tending mobile gear (like trawls) are actually prohibited in certain federal waters in the Mid-Atlantic and Southern New England area. As ever, if you need to know more about the rules, our staff can help. 

What We Offer in Regards to Tilefish 

As of this writing, we offer the “South Atlantic Golden Tilefish Endorsement Commercial Fishing Permit (Limited Access).” Using our site, you can transfer or renew your permit so that you can continue fishing for Golden Tilefish all throughout the South Atlantic region. As with all of our forms, you can fill these out from practically anywhere, so long as you have an internet connection. We see it as one more way to help out commercial fishing pros.

All the NOAA Permit Applications You’ll Need 

Whether you’re fishing for Golden Tilefish or anything else, one thing we know: you want to get through your permits and documentation as quickly as possible with as little stress as possible. To that end, we employ the absolute best document processors in the business. They’ll go through your forms with a proverbial “fine-tooth comb.” That way, if there are any errors, typos, or any other tiny mistake, they can find them and fix them before we pass your forms on. Should you have any further questions, feel free to call us at (866) 292-4204 or send us an email. 


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