Commercial King Mackerel season to reopen for seven days

18-68-CWS | November 8, 2018

BILOXI, Miss. – Officials with the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources announced Thursday that the commercial fishing season for King Mackerel (Scomberomorus cavalla) will reopen in Mississippi territorial waters at 12:01 a.m. Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, and close at 12:01 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 19, 2018.


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