12-27-CWS | May 16, 2012
BILOXI, Miss. – The Commission on Marine Resources (CMR) certified one Mississippi recreational saltwater conventional tackle record during its May 15 meeting. Michael Fournier, Sr. of Saucier set the new state record for Bonnethead with a 12-pound, 11-ounce fish on April 2, 2012.
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 cutline: Michael Fournier, Sr. of Saucier set the new Mississippi recreational saltwater conventional tackle record with a Bonnethead weighing 12 pounds, 11 ounces.
Contact: Jennifer Goldman Leirer
Phone: (228) 523-4101