Gray Triggerfish season to close Oct. 15

13-105-CWS | October 8, 2013

BILOXI, Miss. – The recreational fishing season for gray triggerfish (Balistes capriscus) will close in Mississippi territorial waters at 12:01 a.m. Oct. 15.


This action was taken under the authority of Mississippi Code Ann. 49-15-15(1)(a)(2009) and through the authority granted to the executive director of the Mississippi Commission on Marine Resources.


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: Melissa Scallan
Phone: 228-523-4124