Fishing regulations exist to ensure species of fish are sustainably available in areas of the world. They are usually managed by local and federal government agencies and can apply to certain bodies of water, during certain times or seasons, and may have special gear requirements.


Regulations are available on and the Fishbrain app, only covering waters from the US and the feature can be found in the Map.

If you can’t find regulations on a specific area in the Fishbrain app, make sure to research the local fishing regulations by contacting the local authorities and wildlife departments. Always comply with local laws and regulations to ensure you are fishing legally and ethically.