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2021 Fishing Season Forecast - ONLINE

March 18 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

The industry is preparing for a second busy summer season in the shade of the pandemic, changing strategies for coping with highly infectious strains, vaccines, and a covid-dominated marketplace. What does this mean for fishermen, operators and processors? Will these factors change the way we fish and how we deliver… SEE MORE

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News from Our Coasts: February 2021

2/19/2021 by US Harbors

NEWS & UPDATES FOR FEBRUARY Updates from US Harbors News & Virtual Events from Our Partners Updates from Our Coastal Business Community Photos of the Month   Updates from US Harbors Just in time for Whale Week, a new species of Baleen Whale was discovered in the Gulf of Mexico.… SEE MORE

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Mississippi Fish Hatchery Youth Art Contest

2/10/2021 by US Harbors

The Foundation for Mississippi, Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MWFP Foundation) is sponsoring again the 2021 North Mississippi Fish Hatchery Youth Art Contest! Students across Mississippi are invited to get outdoors and use different media to depict a Mississippi native fish or wildlife species. Each student must submit an entry form… SEE MORE

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Boating 101: What Should Be in My Safety Kit?

2/3/2021 by US Harbors

Ben Franklin’s observation that “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” is good advice under any circumstances, but uniquely and immensely appropriate for the open waters and your boat safety kit. When getting ready for a voyage, there is no such thing as being overly prepared. When… SEE MORE

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Mississippi Shrimpers Deliver Catch to Local Food Banks

2/3/2021 by US Harbors

By Jessica Hathaway. Early this year, Mississippi food pantries received deliveries of locally caught, processed and packaged shrimp, harvested by members of Mississippi Commercial Fisheries United. A $50,000 Catch Together grant facilitated by the nonprofit Extra Table helped Mississippi Commercial Fisheries United purchase 20,000 pounds of local heads-on shrimp. The… SEE MORE

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