Recreational Red Snapper season closing September 5

20-63-CWS | September 5, 2020

BILOXI, Miss. – The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources announced today that the state recreational fishing season for Red Snapper will close in Mississippi territorial waters Saturday, September 5, 2020, at 11:59 p.m. During this closure, no Red Snapper shall be landed or possessed in Mississippi territorial waters. 

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