Commercial Saltwater Licenses to be Sold at Pass Christian Harbor

13-39-CWS | March 29, 2013

BILOXI, Miss. – Commercial saltwater licenses will be sold on a limited basis at the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources (MDMR) Pass Christian Oyster Check Station.  The Oyster Check Station is located in the new Colonel George J. Wright, Sr. building at 175 South Market St. in the Pass Christian Harbor.


The limited commercial saltwater licenses will be available for purchase April 15 through May 31 on Monday, Wednesday and Friday 8a.m.-3p.m. The limited commercial sales at this location are being offered due to the expected high seasonal demand for commercial saltwater licenses, and as a convenience to commercial harvesters.


You can also purchase licenses Monday through Friday 8a.m. to 5p.m. at the MDMR office located at 1141 Bayview Ave., Biloxi, Miss.


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


Contact: Trinity Ryals Walker 
Phone: (228) 523-4138