MCMR Certifies Saltwater Fishing Record for Atlantic Sharpnose Shark

12-48-CWS | July 18, 2012

BILOXI, Miss. – The Commission on Marine Resources (MCMR) certified one Mississippi recreational saltwater conventional tackle record during its July 17 meeting.

 

Paul Greenwood of Dallas, Texas broke the state record for Atlantic Sharpnose Shark with a 12-pound, 9.5-ounce fish on May 25, 2012.

 

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 MDMR online at www.dmr.ms.gov.

 

PHOTO CREDIT: Photos courtesy of the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources

 

Photo cutline: Paul Greenwood of Dallas, Texas broke the Mississippi recreational saltwater conventional tackle record with an Atlantic Sharpnose Shark weighing 12 pounds, 9.5 ounces.

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