CMR certifies three youth state records

20-3-CWS | January 21, 2020

BILOXI, Miss. – The state Commission on Marine Resources certified three youth division state fishing records at today’s monthly meeting.


Blake Bosarge, 11, of Gautier set the state records using conventional tackle for Knobbed Porgy (Calamus nodosus) with a fish weighing 1 pound, 4.8 ounces; a Spanish Flag (Gonioplectrus hispanus) with a fish weighing 10.98 ounces; Vermilion Snapper (Rhomboplites aurorubens) with a fish weighing 2 pounds, 9 ounces.


Photo courtesy MS Department of Marine Resources

  1. Blake Bosarge with Knobbed Porgy
  2. Blake Bosarge with Spanish Flag
  3. Blake Bosarge with Vermilion Snapper

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