Commercial King Mackerel season to close

16-69-MMS| October 13, 2016

BILOXI, Miss. – Officials with the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources announced Thursday that the commercial King Mackerel fishing season will close Friday, Oct. 14, 2016.
The closure for King Mackerel (Scomberomorus cavalla) goes into effect at noon.


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