Commercial Red Drum season to close February 11

20-8-CWS | February 10, 2020

BILOXI, Miss. – Officials with the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources announced today that the commercial fishing season for Red Drum (Sciaenops ocellatus) will close in Mississippi territorial waters on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. local time.

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