Recreational Gag Grouper Season Opening and Closure Dates for 2011

11-91-CWS | September 12, 2011

BILOXI, Miss. – The recreational fishing season for Gag grouper will open in Mississippi territorial waters on Friday, Sept. 16, at 12:01 a.m. and close Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011 at 12:01 a.m.


The opening and closing of the recreational Gag grouper season is issued under the authority of Section 49-15-15 1 (a) of the Mississippi Code of 1972.


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