Ocean Springs man sets state record for Almaco Jack
The Commission on Marine Resources on Tuesday approved a new conventional tackle state record for Almaco Jack (Seriola rivoliana).
Lonnie Carroll of Ocean Springs set the record with a fish that weighed 35 pounds, 2.4 ounces. The previous record was 32 pounds, 10.56 ounces, and was set in 2006.
Photo courtesy MS Department of Marine Resources Lonnie Carroll