Public Notices

Order Closing Recreational Red Snapper Season


Under the authority of § 49-15-15 (1) of the Mississipp Code of 1972, and Order of the Mississippi Commission on Marine Resources, dated November 18, 1997, the Commission acting through the Executive Director of the Department of Marine Resources does hereby order that:

The National Marine Fisheries Service has determined the recreational quota for red snapper has been harvested. Therefore, the recreational fishing season for red snapper (Lutjanus campechanus) shall close in Mississippi territorial waters at midnight, Friday, June 28, 2013.

Ordered this Monday the 24th of June 2013.

Dale Diaz
Director, Marine Fisheries