Commercial Spotted Seatrout Season to Close August 10

13-87-CWS | August 6, 2013

BILOXI, Miss. – The commercial fishing season for spotted seatrout will close in Mississippi territorial waters on Saturday, August 10, 2013 at 12:01 a.m.


The opening and closing of the commercial spotted seatrout season is issued under the authority of Section 49-15-15 1 (a) (2009) of the Mississippi Code of 1972. 


It has been determined that the 50,000-pound commercial spotted seatrout (Cynoscion nebulosus) quota has been met.


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Contact: Lauren Thompson
Phone: 228-523-4053