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

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