Recreational season for Gray Triggerfish to open March 1

24-10-CWS | February 23, 2024

BILOXI, Miss. – Officials with the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources announced today that the recreational fishing season for Gray Triggerfish (Balistes capriscus) will open in Mississippi territorial waters on Friday, March 1, 2024, at 12:01 a.m. local time.

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