Recreational Red Snapper season closed July 8 – July 28

July 06, 2019

BILOXI, Miss. – The state recreational fishing season for Red Snapper will close in Mississippi territorial waters on Sunday, July 7, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. and will reopen on Monday, July 29, 2019 at 12:01 a.m. During this closure, no Red Snapper shall be landed or possessed in Mississippi state waters.

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