Recreational Gag Grouper Season to Close November 3

12-76-CWS | November 1, 2012

BILOXI, Miss. – The recreational fishing season for Gag grouper will close in Mississippi territorial waters on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012 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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