Application by MS Department of Marine Resources

The MS Department of Marine Resources’ Office of Marine Fisheries has filed notice of a proposed project which requires review by the MS Department of Marine Resources Office of Coastal Resources Management to ensure compliance with the state’s approved Coastal Program under the Coastal Zone Management Act. The applicant is proposing to create a Mississippi …

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MDMR certifies state record

22-45-CWS | November 16, 2022 BILOXI, Miss. – The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources certified a state fishing record for the month of November.   Mark Kleinpeter of Ocean Springs set the all tackle record using a spear for Dog Snapper (Lutjanus jocu) with a fish weighing 24 pounds, 2.4 ounces.   Photo courtesy MS …

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Recreational, commercial fishing season for Lane Snapper to close November 15

22-44-CWS | November 14, 2022 BILOXI, Miss. – Officials with the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources announced today the closing of the recreational and commercial fishing season for Lane Snapper in Mississippi territorial waters at 12:01 a.m. local time on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022. This is in conjunction with the Gulf of Mexico federal waters closure. …

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