Recreational red snapper season to close Nov. 21

The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources (MDMR) announced today, Nov. 18, 2021, that the state recreational fishing season for red snapper (Lutjanus campechanus) will close in Mississippi territorial waters on Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021, at 11:59 p.m. After the closure, no red snapper shall be landed or possessed in Mississippi state territorial waters. Anglers are encouraged to report on any expired Tails n’ Scales trips from the 2021 season as soon as possible so landings data may be finalized.

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