Charmaine Schmermund

Commercial, recreational fishing seasons opening, closing

19-80-CWS | December 23, 2019 BILOXI, Miss. – Officials with the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources announced today that commercial fishing seasons for Red Drum (Sciaenops ocellatus), Gray Triggerfish (Balistes capriscus) and Greater Amberjack (Seriola dumerili) will open in Mississippi territorial waters on January 1, 2020 at 12:01 a.m. local time.     The recreational …

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Shrimp season to close north of ICW on Jan. 1, 2020

19-79-CWS | December 20, 2019 BILOXI, Miss. – Officials with the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources announced Friday that all waters north of the Intracoastal Waterway will close for shrimp season at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020.   This closure applies to Mississippi territorial waters. All other Mississippi territorial waters will remain open to …

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Recreational, commercial harvest of Lane Snapper to close Dec. 13

19-76-CWS | December 12, 2019 BILOXI, Miss. – Officials with the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources announced today that the recreational and commercial harvest of Lane Snapper (Lutjanus synagris) will close in Mississippi territorial waters at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 13, 2019. Recreational and commercial harvest for Lane Snapper will reopen at 12:01 a.m. …

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Delisle Unit of the Wolf River Coastal Preserve Closed for Management Activities

19-74-CWS | November 16, 2019 BILOXI, Miss. – Contractors of the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources will conduct a prescribed burn on the Delisle Unit of the Wolf River Preserve on Saturday, November 16, 2019.   Depending on weather conditions, the burn will begin around noon and last up to six hours; however, some of …

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