Commercial Speckled Trout season to close April 27

18-14-MMS| April 25, 2018

BILOXI, Miss. – The commercial Speckled Trout season will close Friday, April 27, officials with the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources announced Wednesday.


The season will close in Mississippi territorial waters at 11:59 p.m. on April 27 and will reopen at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, June 1.


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