Mississippi Department of Marine Resources tackles proposed change in gill net regulations

The commission is considering allowing gill nets made of untreated nylon. Currently, only nets made of bio-degradable cotton or linen are legal in Mississippi.  “What we don’t want to see is a change to some non-biodegradable material that then encourages others to come back into the fishery,” added Johnny Marquez with the Coastal Conservation Association. Read [email protected]  09:08