CMR approves state record for Graysby

18-37-CWS | July 17, 2018

BILOXI, Miss. –The Commission on Marine Resources on Tuesday approved a new conventional tackle state record for Graysby (Cephalopholis cruentata).


Matt Glenn of Pascagoula set the record with a fish that weighed 1 pound, 9.93 ounces.


Photo courtesy MS Department of Marine Resources


Matt Glenn


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