Public Notices

Legal Notice for Title 22 Part 7 Red Drum Quota Increase

The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources (MDMR) does hereby give public notice that on July 21, 2015 at the regularly scheduled meeting of the Commission on Marine Resources, the Commission approved a Notice of Intent to update, modify and change below listed sections of Title 22 Part 7. Said Notice of Intent was filed with the Mississippi Secretary of State’s office on July 22, 2015. A complete copy of Title 22 Part 7 and the proposed changes are available are available at Public comments on the proposed regulation changes will be accepted through August 17, 2015. All comments should be mailed to the MDMR, Attn: Joe Jewell, 1141 Bayview Avenue, Biloxi, MS 39530 or emailed to Joe Jewell at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and delivered by 5:00 PM on August 17, 2015.

TITLE 22 – MISSISSIPPI DEPARTMENT OF MARINE RESOURCES PART 7: Regulations to Provide Size Limits and Bag Limits on Certain Fish Species and to Prevent Sale of Seafood by Recreational Fishermen


Chapter 09 Section 108

From and after January October 1, 2014 2015the annual Total Allowable Catch (TAC) for commercial landings of red drum (Sciaenops ocellatus) will be set at fifty sixty thousand (50,000 60,000) pounds. TheTAC shall commence on January 1 and end on December 31 of each year. The commercial TAC for the fishing season shall be divided into three four month periods as follows: January 1st – April 30th twenty thousand pounds (20,000); May 1st – August 31st twenty thousand pounds (20,000); September 1st – December 31st twenty thousand pounds (20,000) pounds. In the event the commercial TAC is not met or exceeded in a time period the pounds shall be added or subtracted to the following time period.