21-53-CWS | October 12, 2021
BILOXI, Miss. – Officials with the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources announced the closing of commercial and recreational harvest for Lane Snapper in Mississippi territorial waters at 12:01 a.m. local time on Monday, Oct. 18, 2021. This is in conjunction with the Gulf of Mexico federal waters closure.
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 dmr.ms.gov.