Public Notices

Title 22 Part 07 - Finfish Size and Bag Limits - Proposed Changes

The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources (MDMR) does hereby give public notice that on October 18, 2016 at the regularly scheduled meeting of the Commission on Marine Resources, the Commission approved a Notice of Intent to update, modify and change below listed sections of Title 22 Part 7. Said Notice of Intent was filed with the Mississippi Secretary of State’s office on October 19, 2016. A complete copy of Title 22 Part 7 and the proposed changes are available are available at www.dmr.ms.gov. Public comments on the proposed regulation changes will be accepted through November 14, 2016. All comments should be mailed to the MDMR, Attn: Joe Jewell, 1141 Bayview Avenue, Biloxi, MS 39530 or emailed to: Joe Jewell at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and delivered by 5:00 PM on November 14, 2016.

Description of Proposed Changes:

TITLE 22 – MISSISSIPPI DEPARTMENT OF MARINE RESOURCES, PART 7 Regulations to Provide Size Limits and Bag Limits on Certain Fish Species and to Prevent Sale of Seafood by Recreational Fishermen

Chapter 07 Charter Boat Exemption from Certain Bag Limits

100        100.07 Charter vessel captain and crew are prohibited from keeping a recreational bag limit of Red Snapper, Greater Amberjack, and Spotted Seatrout.                                                                         

Chapter 8 Recreational Bag, Possession and Size Limits

102        102.01 Spotted Seatrout – thirteen (13) fifteen (15) inches (total length).

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