Recreational fishing season to close for Greater Amberjack

19-66-CWS | October 29, 2019

BILOXI, Miss. – Officials with the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources announced today that the recreational fishing season for Greater Amberjack (Seriola dumerili) will close in Mississippi territorial waters on Oct. 31, 2019, at 11:59 p.m.

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