GULFPORT, Miss. (WKRG) — The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources (MDMR) says commercial shark season opens Jan. 1, 2021 at 12:01 a.m.
The recreational seasn for Gag and harvest seasons for Flounder, Gray Triggerfish, Greater Amberjack and Red Drum will close Dec. 31, 2020 at 11:59 p.m.
The following is an unedited press release from MDMR.
Recreational Gag season closing; commercial fishing seasons opening, closing
BILOXI, Miss. – Officials with the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources announced this week that recreational fishing season for Gag (Mycteroperca microlepsis) will close in Mississippi territorial waters Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020 at 11:59 p.m.
The commercial season for sharks (aggregated large coastal, hammerheads, black tips and small coastals) will open in Mississippi territorial waters on Friday, Jan. 1, 2021 at 12:01 a.m. The state…