Gabe Franklin, 8, of Gulfport, is pleased with his crab catch after he wades into the Mississippi Sound on Wednesday. By Thursday, marine resource officials declared a jubilee, the influx of crab, fish and shrimp toward the shoreline along miles of beaches.
Gabe Franklin, 8, of Gulfport, is pleased with his crab catch after he wades into the Mississippi Sound on Wednesday. By Thursday, marine resource officials declared a jubilee, the influx of crab, fish and shrimp toward the shoreline along miles of beaches. Robin Fitzgerald rfitzgerald@sunherald.com
Gabe Franklin, 8, of Gulfport, is pleased with his crab catch after he wades into the Mississippi Sound on Wednesday. By Thursday, marine resource officials declared a jubilee, the influx of crab, fish and shrimp toward the shoreline along miles of beaches. Robin Fitzgerald rfitzgerald@sunherald.com

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