Red Snapper season opens in state and federal waters on May 25. An exempted fishing permit allows private fishermen and charter boat fishers to go out to 200 nautical miles from the Mississippi Coast. Charter boats and other for-hire boats can fish for them in federal waters starting June 1.
Red Snapper season opens in state and federal waters on May 25. An exempted fishing permit allows private fishermen and charter boat fishers to go out to 200 nautical miles from the Mississippi Coast. Charter boats and other for-hire boats can fish for them in federal waters starting June 1. Tim Isbell Sun Herald File
Red Snapper season opens in state and federal waters on May 25. An exempted fishing permit allows private fishermen and charter boat fishers to go out to 200 nautical miles from the Mississippi Coast. Charter boats and other for-hire boats can fish for them in federal waters starting June 1. Tim Isbell Sun Herald File

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