Commercial Red Drum Season Ends Saturday

BILOXI, Miss. – The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources announced today that the commercial fishing season for red drum will end at 6 a.m. Saturday, November 23.

The commercial red drum season will reopen Jan. 1, 2014.

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

Contact: Lauren Thompson
Phone: 228-523-4053

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