MDMR certifies two new state records

Rodie Armes with his Cownose Ray. (Photo courtesy MDMR)
Rodie Armes with his Cownose Ray. (Photo courtesy MDMR)

The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources certified two state fishing records this month.

Rodie Armes, 11, of Pass Christian set the youth record for Cownose Ray (Rhinoptera bonasus) using conventional tackle with a fish weighing 22 pounds, 11.04 ounces.

Joseph Triplett of Biloxi set a new all tackle record using a spear for Red Lionfish (Pterois volitans) was with a fish weighing 2 pounds, 12.98 ounces.

Joseph Triplett with his Red Lionfish. (Photo courtesy MDMR)
Joseph Triplett with his Red Lionfish. (Photo courtesy MDMR)

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