Creel limit

Definition of creel limit

The legal maximum allowable daily quantity for harvesting a particular species of aquatic animals or fish. This is often confused with possession limit which is 2 times the creel limit which allows for transportation of 2 days worth of legal limits on fishing trips.

Variations of the term creel limit

• limit
• filed possession limit

How to use creel limit in a sentence

We caught our creel limits within two hours of launching the boat.