Mississippi Recreational Gray Triggerfish Season to Close June 11

12-33-CWS | June 1, 2012

BILOXI, Miss. – Recreational fishing season for gray triggerfish will close in Mississippi territorial waters on Monday, June 11, 2012, at 12:01 a.m. and remain closed through Jan. 1, 2013 at 12:01 a.m. This coincides with the closing of recreational gray triggerfish season in federal waters.


The closing of the recreational gray triggerfish season is issued under the authority of Section 49-15-15 (1) of the Mississippi Code of 1972.


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