Commercial Red Drum season closing June 29

18-33-CWS | June 26, 2018

BILOXI, Miss. – The commercial fishing season for Red Drum (Sciaenops ocellatus) will close in Mississippi territorial waters at 11:59 p.m. Friday, June 29, officials with the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources announced Tuesday.


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