John Mitchell

Reminder regarding state law prohibiting catch or possession of female sponge crabs

19-48-CWS | August 27, 2019 BILOXI, Miss. – The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources would like to remind fishermen of the laws prohibiting the catch or possession of female sponge crabs, or egg-bearing crabs. By state statute and CMR regulation, it is unlawful to catch, hold or have in possession any female sponge crab or any …

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CMR certifies state records

19-47-CWS | August 21, 2019 BILOXI, Miss. – The Commission on Marine Resources approved the following state records at the June, July and August meetings: Sam Bullen, 11, of Perkinston set the state youth record using conventional tackle for a Red Drum (Sciaenops ocellatus) he caught on May 24, 2019, weighing 38 pounds, 13.6 ounces. Hudson Havard, 12, …

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Recreational Red Snapper season closes August 26, will reopen Labor Day weekend

19-46-CWS | August 20, 2019 BILOXI, Miss. – The state recreational fishing season for Red Snapper will close in Mississippi territorial waters on Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019, at 11:59 p.m. and reopen for Labor Day weekend. The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources will provide updated information on the Labor Day Weekend opening after landings have been …

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CMR to meet Tuesday, August 20

19-45-CWS | August 16, 2019 BILOXI, Miss. – The state Commission on Marine Resources will meet Tuesday, Aug. 20, in Biloxi. The meeting begins at 9 a.m. and will be held at the Bolton State Building in the first-floor auditorium. An agenda is attached. The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources is dedicated to enhancing, protecting and …

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NERR Assistant Contract Worker

This is a request for applications. SMART NUMBER: 1450-20-R-RFQI-00002 RFX NUMBER: 3140001978 IMPORTANT DATES OPENING DATE 10:00 am August 13, 2019 RESPONSE DUE DATE 10:00 am August 30, 2019 DOWNLOAD ADVERTISEMENT DOWNLOAD ANNOUNCEMENT DOWNLOAD APPLICATION SHARE THIS: Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter

Request for Proposals – Coastal Zone Management Section 309 2021-2025 Assessment and Strategy Project

This is a Request for Proposals. SMART NUMBER: N/A RFX NUMBER: N/A IMPORTANT DATES RFP ISSUE DATE August 12, 2019 DEADLINE FOR QUESTIONS 10:00 am August 21, 2019 POSTING OF ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS 4:00 pm August 22, 2019 RFP SUBMISSION DEADLINE 2:00 pm September 10, 2019 All proposals must be submitted by 2:00pm, September 10, …

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MDMR reminds fishermen about regulations for Atlantic Tarpon

19-44-CWS | August 7, 2019 BILOXI, Miss. – The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources would like to remind fishermen that the changes to Title 22 Part 7 regarding Atlantic Tarpon (Megalops atlanticus) were effective as of May 17, 2019. These regulations state that it is unlawful for recreational fishermen to possess more than one Atlantic Tarpon per …

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19-41-CWS | July 12, 2019 BILOXI, Miss. – The state Commission on Marine Resources will meet Tuesday, July 16, in Biloxi. The meeting begins at 9 a.m. and will be held at the Bolton State Building in the first-floor auditorium. An agenda is attached. The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources is dedicated to enhancing, protecting and …

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Recreational fishing season for Red Snapper to open July 29

19-43-CWS | July 25, 2019 BILOXI, Miss. – Officials with the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources (MDMR) announced today that the private recreational fishing season for Red Snapper will reopen in Mississippi territorial waters on July 29, 2019, at 12:01 a.m. When fishing for Red Snapper, anglers may fish out to 200 nautical miles. The recreational …

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