22-40-CWS | October 14, 2022
BILOXI, Miss. – The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources certified a youth division state fishing record this month for Rodie Armes,12, of Pass Christian. Armes set the record for Blacktip Shark (Carcharhinus limbatus) using conventional tackle with a fish weighing 58 pounds, 6.4 ounces.
Photo courtesy MS Department of Marine Resources
Rodie Armes with Blacktip Shark
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.