Author: Chris Trochesset
Gulf Of Mexico Red Snapper Season (MS)
Well its that time of year again RED SNAPPER season Mississippi’s Red Snapper season will open Friday, May 25, in state and federal waters! The season will be open seven days a week through Monday, Sept. 3. It is open to private recreational anglers and for-hire anglers with a state permit.The state has a quota of 137,949 pounds. If anglers get close to that quota, the season will be closed from July 9-23.Mississippi, along with the other Gulf states, applied to NOAA for an Exempted Fishing Permit.The Red Snapper bag limit is two fish per-person per-day with a 16-inch minimum total length size limit.These were the numbers of last years 2017 hawl in if snapper season Total Harvest: 154,100 pounds
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