John Mitchell

LEGAL NOTICE – Order Opening Recreational Gag Season

Under the authority of Mississippi Code Ann. § 49-15-15, the Executive Director of the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources does hereby order that: The recreational fishing season for Gag (Mycteroperca microlepis) shall open in Mississippi territorial waters at 12:01 a.m., local time, on June 1, 2022. DOWNLOAD PDF

LEGAL NOTICE – Order Closing Recreational Greater Amberjack Season

Under the authority of Mississippi Code Ann. § 49-15-15, the Executive Director of the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources does hereby order that: The recreational fishing season for Greater Amberjack (Seriola dumerili) shall close in Mississippi territorial waters at 12:01 a.m., local time, on June 1, 2022. DOWNLOAD PDF

LEGAL NOTICE – Order Closing Recreational Gray Triggerfish Season

Under the authority of Mississippi Code Ann. § 49-15-15, the Executive Director of the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources does hereby order that: The recreational harvest for Gray Triggerfish (Balistes capriscus) shall close in Mississippi territorial waters at 12:01 a.m., local time, on June 1, 2022. DOWNLOAD PDF

2022 Off-Bottom Oyster Aquaculture Program

The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources is now accepting applications for the Off-Bottom Oyster Aquaculture Program for the 2022–2023 season. This program will teach potential and current commercial oyster farmers the basics of off-bottom oyster aquaculture. The free 15-hour course is intended to provide oyster farmers in Mississippi with a foundation of knowledge to start and/or …

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LEGAL NOTICE – Order Opening Mississippi State Recreational Red Snapper Season

Under the authority of Mississippi Code Ann. § 49-15-15, the Executive Director of the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources does hereby order that: The Mississippi state recreational fishing season for Red Snapper (Lutjanus campechanus) shall open in Mississippi territorial waters on Friday, May 27, 2022 at 12:01 a.m. local time. The bag limit will be …

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LEGAL NOTICE – Order Establishing the 2022-2023 Shrimp Season

By virtue of the authority vested in the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources (MDMR), under the provisions of §49-15- 64.1 (2) Mississippi Code of 1972 Annotated, the MDMR, after having conducted an extensive sampling program, does hereby declare and order that: The 2022-2023 Mississippi Shrimp Season Shall Open at 6:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 25th, in …

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