Commercial King Mackerel season to open


June 27, 2019

BILOXI, Miss. – Officials with the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources announced Thursday that the commercial fishing season for King Mackerel (Scomberomorus cavalla) will open in Mississippi territorial waters at 12:01 a.m. Monday, July 1, 2019.

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