MDMR certifies January state record

Tommy Phelps with his Scrawled Filefish. (Photo courtesy MDMR)

The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources certified a state fishing record for the month of January.

Tommy Phelps of Gautier set the all tackle record using a spear for Scrawled Filefish (Aluterus scriptus) with a fish weighing 3 pounds, 2.45 ounces.

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