Posts Tagged ‘angling’

Popular pier destroyed by Katrina awaits final inspection

OCEAN SPRINGS — Jackson County supervisors plan to open the Ocean Springs Fishing Pier this week, as soon as the final inspection is complete. The popular pier, destroyed by Hurricane Katrina, was originally a piece of the old U.S. 90 bridge over Back Bay. Rebuilt with $2 million from FEMA, it has four covered pavilions, […] [...]

Company that caused fish kill discharging wastewater

by Associated Press Published: August 26,2011

Tags: angling, contamination, environment, fish, fishing, manufacturing, paper mill, pollution, state government, wildlife

PEARL RIVER — State environmental regulators have approved Louisiana-based paper producer Temple-Inland Inc.’s request to begin a limited wastewater discharge from its water treatment system in order to reduce water levels in its stabilization basin. Authorities say doing so will allow for rainfall and cooling water at the plant and prevent an emergency discharge in […] [...]

Several Delta waters removed from fish advisory

by MBJ Staff Published: August 2,2011

Tags: angling, environment, fish, fishing, pesticides, pollution, public health, runnoff, state government, wildlife

MISSISSIPPI DELTA — The  Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ)  and  the  Mississippi  State  Department of Health (MSDH) are removing several waters from the 2001 Delta Regional Fish  Advisory. The  agencies,  in  conjunction with the Mississippi Fish Advisory Task Force, have determined through fish tissue data analysis that people  can now consume all species of […] [...]

Study looks at economic impact of saltwater angling

by Wally Northway Published: March 8,2011

Tags: angling, economic impact, fishing, recreation, tourism

GULF OF MEXICO — The Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission (GSMFC) and NOAA are surveying saltwater anglers across the Gulf of Mexico to update and improve estimates of the overall economic contributions of saltwater recreational fishing to the Gulf and U.S. economy. This study is part of the 2011 National Marine Recreational Fishing Expenditure Survey. […] [...]

Hatchery releases more fish

by Wally Northway Published: February 8,2010

Tags: angling, environment, fishery, fishing, state agency

LYMAN — The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources’ (DMR’s) Lyman Fish Hatchery has begun its release of tagged Gulf race striped bass. On Feb. 2 and 5, a total of 20,000 hatchery-raised yearling fish (six inches in length) were released into the wild. This is the second phase of the striped bass release. The first […] [...]

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