Derelict Crab Trap Removal Program

The Mississippi Derelict Crab Trap Removal Program has removed over 21,600 derelict crab traps from Mississippi's waters since its inception in 1999.

Why remove derelict crab traps?

- Navigational hazards

- Improve aesthetics

- Prevent ghost fishing

- Prevent user group conflicts

News Release: [Download PDF]

2019 Crab Trap Removal Map: [Download JPEG]

Volunteer Flyer: [Download PDF]

Volunteer for 2019 Removal Program

 

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