fishing

Commercial and recreational fishing season opens

The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources announced today commercial and recreational fishing seasons for the new year. Commercial fishing seasons for gray triggerfish and greater amberjack will open in Mississippi…

Wounded Warrior Fishing Tournament in Gautier

Wounded Warriors and boat captains will meet in Gautier to kick-off the Wounded Warrior Fishing Tournament. The three-day fishing tournament gives soldiers dealing with mental disorders and physical injuries a…

Mississippi Red Snapper season reopening

BILOXI, Miss. – The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources (MDMR) will reopen the recreational Red Snapper season on Friday, Oct. 1, 2021, at 12:01 a.m. The season will be open seven days a week. Check Tails n’ Scales for the most…

Recreational Red Snapper mid-season closure July 5

BILOXI, Miss. – The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources announced that the private recreational and state for-hire season for Red Snapper will close Monday, July 5, 2021, at 11:59 p.m. After the closure, no Red Snapper shall be landed or…

Recreational, commercial harvests set to open, close

Officials with the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources announced Tuesday the openings and closings of recreational and commercial harvest in Mississippi territorial waters for Gag, Greater Amberjack and Gray Triggerfish. The recreational fishing season for Gag will open on Tuesday,…

Mississippi to open red snapper season on Memorial Day weekend

The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources has announced the opening of red snapper season for private recreational anglers and state for-hire vessels will be 12:01 a.m. May 28, 2021, with an anticipated mid-season closure date of July 5, 2021, at…

Commercial fishing season to open for Spotted Seatrout

BILOXI, Miss. – Officials with the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources announce the opening of the commercial fishing season for Spotted Seatrout to begin February 1, 2021, at 12:01 a.m. in Mississippi territorial waters. The annual Total Allowable Catch for…

CARES Act assistance applications open November 9

BILOXI, Miss. – Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act applications for commercial and charter fisheries participants will open Monday, Nov. 9, 2020, at 8 a.m. on the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources (MDMR) website at dmr.ms.gov/cares-act-assistance/. Applicants must be a…

Mississippi Red Snapper season opening Labor Day weekend

BILOXI, Miss. – The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources announced today that Red Snapper season will open for private recreational anglers and state for-hire vessels on Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020, in state and federal waters. A closure date is currently not set…

State of the Mississippi Fishing Industry

It’s been another year filled with uncertainty for Mississippi’s fishermen and some are sharing their concerns and hopes for the rest of the year. Local oyster farmer Christopher Rhodes says the economic impacts of COVID-19 and the legislative budget battle…

Biloxi's 2020 Blessing of the Fleet this weekend

The City of Biloxi, Harrison County and St. Michael Catholic Church are pleased to announce that the 91st annual Blessing of the Fleet & Coronation of the Shrimp King and Queen will be held Saturday and Sunday. The Committee encourages…