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Grand Bay Reserve


 Biloxi Civic Center, 578 Howard Avenue in Biloxi, MS


calendar icon5/6/2014



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Red Snapper Summit
May 6, 2014 at 6pm
Biloxi Civic Center

The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources invites all interested Mississippi recreational saltwater fishermen and charter boat operators to attend a Red Snapper Summit on Tuesday, May 6, at 6 p.m. at the Biloxi Civic Center (adjacent to the Biloxi Public Library), 578 Howard Avenue in Biloxi, to solicit input on management of the red snapper recreational fishery and data collection methods and inform attendees on the history of the red snapper recreational fishery and the  recent decision by the Gulf Council to reduce the season to 11 days.

Guest speaker will be Carrie Simmons, Deputy Executive Director of the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, who will do a presentation on the state of the red snapper fishery in the Gulf of Mexico and the various red snapper fishery management alternatives.

Registration is strongly encouraged.To register, click on the Register Online button on the top right-hand corner of this Web page.

Questions or want to register over the phone?
Call Brooke Goff at 228-523-4156 or email her at brooke.goff@dmr.ms.gov.