SOUTH MISSISSIPPI (WLOX) - Two South Mississippi men now own conventional tackle state fishing records. The state Commission on Marine Resources certified those records at its meeting Tuesday.
John Joseph Bullock, of Gulfport, broke the record for Gray snapper with his 15-pound, 7.79-ounce catch. The previous record was 14 pounds, 7 ounces.
Kerry G. Hester, of Ocean Springs, established the state record for Fat sleeper with his 1.058-ounce fish.