MDMR certifies three state records in June

John Wright with his Blackbelly Rosefish. (Photo courtesy MDMR)

The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources certified three state fishing records for the month of June.

John Wright of Madison, Miss., set the record using conventional tackle for Blackbelly Rosefish (Helicolenus dactylopterus) with a fish weighing 2 pounds, 11.2 ounces.

Harley Havard and his state record Bigeye. (Photo courtesy MDMR)
Harley Havard and his state record Bigeye. (Photo courtesy MDMR)

Harley Havard of Lucedale set the all tackle record for Bigeye (Priacanthus arenatus) with a fish weighing 2 pounds, 11.52 ounces. Brandon Powell of Vancleave also set an all tackle record for Unicorn Filefish (Aluterus monoceros) with a fish weighing 5 pounds, 9.8 ounces.

Brandon Powell holds his Unicorn Filefish. (Photo courtesy MDMR)
Brandon Powell holds his Unicorn Filefish. (Photo courtesy MDMR)

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