17-41-MMS| June 29, 2017
BILOXI, Miss. – The commercial fishing season for Spotted Seatrout (Cynoscion nebulosus) will close this week, officials with the Mississippi Department of Resources announced Thursday. The season will close in Mississippi territorial waters at 11:59 p.m. Friday, June 30. It will reopen at 12:01 a.m. Feb. 1, 2018.
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 dmr.ms.gov.