Mississippi’s 2019 Red Snapper season to open May 24

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BILOXI, Miss. (AP) – Anglers in Mississippi will soon have the chance to catch red snapper.

The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources and the Commission on Marine Resources say the season for private, recreational anglers and state-for-hire vessels opens on Friday, May 24.

The season will be open seven days a week and is scheduled to begin at 12:01 a.m. on May 24. It will run through Sept. 2 at 11:59 p.m. with a mid-season closure from July