Mississippi Oyster fishermen working once again as reefs re-open

10023696_GFresh, Mississippi oysters are available once again now that oyster season re-opened at sunrise Thursday. After being closed since early December, oyster fishermen say they are happy to be working the reefs again. Boats loaded with sacks of fresh oysters arrived at the seafood docks in Pass Christian late Thursday morning. “Definitely happy to be back fishing again,” said fisherman, John Livings. Livings’ boat was among the first to unload its 25 sack limit. Soon, others were waiting in line at the docks. “They didn’t grow as much as we thought they was going to grow. At least we got to go to work and make our limit. So it’s good,” Livings explained. Read the rest here 10:25

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