BILOXI, Mississippi — The Mississippi Commission on Marine Resources certified four state saltwater fishing records during its meeting on Monday.
The Sun Herald reports (http://bit.ly/1u0vlnc ) Timothy Striegel of Jackson broke the conventional tackle record for Speckled Hind with a 5-pound, 8.8-ounce fish. The previous record was 1 pound, 9.3 ounces set in June 2014.
David Floyd of Pascagoula established a conventional tackle record for Bluntnose Jack with a 10.2-ounce fish.
Jimmy Taylor of Biloxi established a conventional tackle record for Unicorn Filefish with a 1-pound, 2-ounce fish.
Doug Borries of Vancleave established a fly-fishing record for Atlantic Croaker with a 14.9-ounce fish.
Information from: The Sun Herald, http://www.sunherald.com
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