Four state saltwater fishing records certified
Mississippi Commission on Marine Resources adds catches to state fishing record book.
|Courtesy of Mississippi Department of Marine Resources|
Mark Herrmann of Gulfport broke the Mississippi state conventional-tackle record for blackfin tuna with a 33 pound, .8-ounce fish on May 7.
The records include conventioinal-tackle catches of blackfin tuna, Atlantic cutlassfish and vermillion snapper. There also was a fly-fishing record for lemon shark.
Gulfport’s Mark Herrmann set the bar in the conventional-tackle division for blackfin tuna with a 33-pound, .8-ounce fish caught on May 7.
Jonathan Stanley of Biloxi set the state conventional-tackle record for atlantic cutlassfish with a 2-pound, 9.44-ounce fish landed on July 16.
Gautier’s David Kuehn broke the state conventional-tackle record for vermillion snapper with a 5-pound, 1-ounce fish wrestled to baot on October 11.
Don Abrams of Ocean Springs caught the 11-pound, 15-ounce state fly-fishing record for lemon shark on October 15.
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