mississippi department of marine resources

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…

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…

Recreational, commercial harvests set to open, close

BILOXI, Miss. – Officials with the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources announced Friday the openings and closings of recreational and commercial harvest for Gag, Greater Amberjack and Gray Triggerfish. The recreational harvest for Gag (Mycteroperca mecrolepis) will open in Mississippi territorial…

Mississippi shrimp season opens May 28

BILOXI, Miss. – The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources has set the opening date of the 2020-2021 shrimp season in state territorial waters for 6 a.m. Thursday, May 28. All regulations of the MDMR will be in full force and effect,…

MDMR accepting proposals for GOMESA

The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources is giving South Mississippi residents a say in the projects that may receive funding from the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act. MDMR will be accepting proposals for potential GOMESA funded projects. Proposals are…

Mississippi's Red Snapper Season About to Begin

They'll be reeling them in come Friday. That's because red snapper fishing season opens at 12:01 tomorrow morning. The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources says Mississippi’s red snapper season will be open for private recreational anglers and state for-hire vessels,…