Commercial Gray Triggerfish season to close

18-58-CWS | October 5, 2018

BILOXI, Miss. – Officials with the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources announced Friday that the commercial fishing season for Gray Triggerfish (Balistes capriscus) will close Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018.


The closure for Gray Triggerfish goes into effect at 12:01 a.m. local time and shall remain closed through Dec. 31, 2018.


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