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Angler Sets New State Saltwater Sportfishing Record

Photo courtesy of the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources. Photo courtesy of the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources.

Coast angler Doug Nelson, Jr. of Ocean Springs recently set a new Mississippi saltwater sportfishing record for Saltwater Conventional Tackle, which the Commission on Marine Resources certified during its October 17 meeting.

Nelson set the new state record for Snowy Grouper September 16 weighing 6 pounds, 6.1 ounces.

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