Commercial Spotted Seatrout Season to Close at 6 a.m., Monday, June

11-69-CWS | June 3, 2011

BILOXI, Miss. – The commercial fishing season for spotted seatrout will close in Mississippi territorial waters on Monday, June 6, 2011, at 6 a.m. The season will reopen Jan. 1, 2012.


The closing of the commercial spotted seatrout season is issued under the authority of Section 49-15-15 1 (a) of the Mississippi Code of 1972.


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Contact: Jennifer Goldman Leirer
Phone: 228-523-4101