• Snapper

    Mississippi's red snapper season will reopen Friday through Sunday this weekend.

    Red snapper season opens again Friday

    Mississippi coastal anglers get another weekend
    September 12 at 2:10pm
    Mississippi's red snapper season will reopen two days this weekend, Saturday and Sunday (Sept. 1-2).

    Snapper season reopens Saturday and Sunday

    Fishermen get two more days of fishing to fill the quota
    August 30 at 3:45pm
    Mississippi’s red snapper season will close Friday, weeks before its scheduled Sept. 3 end. State marine officials say the quota will be met before the weekend.

    Snapper season to end Friday

    DMR says fishermen will reach quota before weekend
    August 14 at 4:45pm

    DMR: Anglers caught 82,500 pounds of red snapper

    That leaves under 40,000 for remainder of Mississippi season, which reopens July 23
    July 16 at 2:00pm
    Tails n’ Scales compiles data through surveys of private recreational and charter for-hire boats fishing for red snapper.

    State’s red snapper program certified

    Along with rave reviews comes federal funding
    June 28 at 10:30am
    Mississippi’s coastal anglers will enjoy a summer-long season for red snapper with a season that begins May 25 and ends Sept. 3.

    Invest 90L messes up snapper opener

    Tropical system expected to create 6-8 foot seas over holiday weekend
    May 24 at 7:00am
    Mississippi anglers will have more red snapper opportunities in 2018, thanks to a new program that gives states more control of the season.

    Red snapper season to open May 25

    Mississippi gets more opportunity; just how much is in doubt
    April 18 at 9:10am
    Tommy Vidrine suggests using a 5- to 6-foot fluorocarbon leader to target big mangroves.

    Mop up on monster mangrove snapper

    Follow this expert’s advice to target big fish this fall
    September 15, 2017 at 6:00am
    The red snapper season ends on Labor Day.

    A few last shots at red snapper

    August 31, 2017 at 2:30pm
    Mississippi anglers get another 39 days of red snapper fishing in federal waters.

    Red snapper fishing opened Friday

    Deal means 39 more days in state, federal waters
    June 19, 2017 at 9:00am
    Mississippians can launch at home port, catch red snapper in Louisiana and legally return to port with the fish if they meet requirements set by the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources.

    Mississippians can bring snapper to port if …

    Marine officials set regulations for fishermen catching snapper in Louisiana
    February 03, 2017 at 3:45pm
    Federal officials extended the 2016 red snapper season by two days because of the disruption in fishing caused by Tropical Storm Colin.

    Red snapper season extended in federal waters

    Tropical Storm Colin gives anglers two more days of fishing, NOAA announces
    June 08, 2016 at 4:22pm