CMR Certifies Four State Fly-fishing Records

11-98-CWS | September 22, 2011

BILOXI, Miss. – The Commission on Marine Resources (CMR) certified four Mississippi recreational saltwater fly-fishing records during its September meeting.

 

Dwayne Armes of Pass Christian broke the state fly-fishing record for Little Tunny with a 12-pound, 15.04-ounce fish on August 5, 2011.

 

Jordan Matthews of Harrison County set a new fly-fishing state record for Hardhead Catfish with a 1-pound, 10-ounce fish on August 10, 2011.

 

Don Abrams of Ocean Springs broke the state fly-fishing record for Ladyfish with a 3-pound, 7-ounce fish on August 11, 2011.

 

Doug Borries of Ocean Springs broke the state fly-fishing record for Yellow Chub with a 6-pound, 5-ounce fish on August 13, 2011.

 

The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources is dedicated to enhancing, protecting and conserving marine interests of the state by managing all marine life, public trust wetlands, adjacent uplands and waterfront areas to provide for the optimal commercial, recreational, educational and economic uses of these resources consistent with environmental concerns and social changes. Visit the DMR online at www.dmr.ms.gov.

 

PHOTO CREDIT: Photos courtesy of the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources.

 

Photo A cutline: Dwayne Armes of Pass Christian broke the state fly-fishing record with a Little Tunny weighing 12 pounds, 15.04 ounces on August 5, 2011.

 

Photo B cutline: Don Abrams of Ocean Springs broke the state fly-fishing record with a Ladyfish weighing 3 pounds, 7 ounces on August 11, 2011.

 

Photo C cutline: Doug Borries of Ocean Springs broke the state fly-fishing record with a Yellow Chub weighing 6 pounds, 5 ounces on August 13, 2011.

 

Contact: Jennifer Goldman Leirer
Phone: 228-523-4101

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