Commercial Red Drum season to close November 15

19-72-CWS | November 15, 2019

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 at 11:59 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 15, 2019.

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