Mississippi Commercial Fisheries United, Inc.

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The Mississippi Commercial Fisheries United, Inc. (MSCFU) serves to protect the common interests of Mississippi's commercial fishing industry, promote sustainable fisheries through leadership in stewardship, advocate on behalf of commercial fishermen, fishing businesses, and consumers of the resources our industry provides. MSCFU is a registered non-profit Corporation with Mississippi Secretary of State and 501(C)(6) Tax Exempt entity. Originally established as the Mississippi Gulf Coast Fisherman's Organization, Inc. in 1974.


Mississippi fishermen have been using sustainable fishing gear for decades!

Mississippi shrimpers use By-Catch Reduction Devices (BRD) and Turtle Excluder Devices (TEDS) that allow for the release of most fish species and allow sea turtles to escape unharmed!

To learn more about sustainable fishing practices and discover participants in Fishery Improvement Projects such as Audubon G.U.L.F.'s Marine Advancement Plans visit AudubonGULF.com

Wild, Sustainable, American Shrimp!

World-Class Oysters!

As a member of The Mississippi Commercial Fisheries United, Inc. (MSCFU) you can be a part of the following:

- Regular meetings on issues important to members.

- Stay informed on fisheries openings/closures and pending state/federal legislation and regulations.

- Vote to advocate for or against issues that affect the livelihood of members.

- Provide a unified voice for all members and have your voice heard.

- Support local fishermen and sustainable fisheries.

- Receive email newsletters, updates, and notices of public meetings.

Photo credit: Jason Taylor Photography 

The Mississippi Commercial Fisheries United, Inc. wants to give a big Thank You to all of our supporters including customers from all over the U.S. that seek out and purchase MS wild caught seafood products, local seafood markets, dealers/ processors and all the restaurants that are committed to using local caught Mississippi seafood when available. If you are interested in showing your support for Mississippi commercial fishermen please contact us!
 Check out the fine folks at Mississippiseafoodtrail.com for a list of over 40 of the best restaurants all across Mississippi to eat wild caught fresh MS seafood!