Recreational gray triggerfish season to close Feb. 7

15-08-CWS | February 6, 2015

BILOXI, Miss. – The recreational fishing season for gray triggerfish (Balistes capriscus) will close in Mississippi territorial waters on Feb. 7, 2015 at 12:01 a.m. local time.

The closing of this season is issued by officials of the Department of Marine Resources under the authority of Section 49‐15‐15 (1) (a) (2009), of the Mississippi Code.

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