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Mississippi’s 2024 recreational Red Snapper season will open May 24

24-17-CWS | April 19, 2024 BILOXI, Miss. – Mississippi’s Red Snapper season will open for private recreational anglers and state for-hire vessels at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, May 24, 2024. Anglers landing in Mississippi may harvest two Red Snapper per person per day with a 16-inch minimum size limit. Mississippi Department of Marine Resources (MDMR)

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Celebrate the Gulf Marine Education Festival to be held April 6

24-15-CWS | March 26, 2024 BILOXI, Miss. – The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources’ (MDMR) annual Celebrate the Gulf Marine Education Festival, along with the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality’s (MDEQ) Waterfest, will be held Saturday, April 6, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at War Memorial Park in Pass Christian. This free and educational

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MDMR Commercial Vessel Safety Program application period to close

24-13-CWS | March 15, 2024 BILOXI, Miss. – The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources (MDMR) is closing the application period for the Commercial Vessel Safety Program at 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, March 20, 2024. The closure of the application period is necessary to allow MDMR staff to evaluate current applications and determine if sufficient funds

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Recreational season for Gray Triggerfish to open March 1

24-10-CWS | February 23, 2024 BILOXI, Miss. – Officials with the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources announced today that the recreational fishing season for Gray Triggerfish (Balistes capriscus) will open in Mississippi territorial waters on Friday, March 1, 2024, at 12:01 a.m. local time. The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources is dedicated to enhancing, protecting

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