Recreational season for Greater Amberjack to open Aug. 1

18-41-CWS | July 27, 2018

BILOXI, Miss. – Officials with the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources announced Friday that the recreational fishing season for Greater Amberjack (Seriola dumerili) will open in Mississippi territorial waters on August 1, 2018 at 12:01 a.m. and close October 31, 2018 at 11:59 p.m.


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