Recreational gray triggerfish season to close May 1

April 30, 2014                                                                                          


Recreational gray triggerfish season to close May 1

BILOXI, Miss. – The recreational fishing season for gray triggerfish (Balistes capriscus) will close in Mississippi territorial waters on May 1, 2014 at 12:01 a.m.

The closing of this season is issued under the authority of Section 49-15-15 (1) (a) (2009), of the Mississippi Code.

The season shall reopen on Jan. 1, 2015 at 12:01 a.m.

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