Recreational Greater Amberjack Season to Close June 1

13-61-CWS | May 24, 2013

BILOXI, Miss. – The recreational fishing season for greater amberjack (Seriola dumerili) will close in Mississippi territorial waters on June 1, 2013 at 12:01 a.m.


The closing of this season is issued under the authority of Section 49-15-15 (1) (a) (2009), of the Mississippi Code.


The season shall reopen on Aug. 1, 2013 at 12:01 a.m.


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