- Black sea bass have dangerously sharp spines on their dorsal fin that can puncture human skin.
- The all-tackle world record for black sea bass is 9 pounds, 8 ounces.
- When hooked in deep water and brought quickly to the surface, a black sea bass will often regurgitate its stomach contents.
For those who dream of quality experiences with wildlife and with the mountains, fields and streams of the outdoor world, Guides and Outfitters provide a key link to getting the most from our outdoor time—providing know-how, access, equipment and on-the-ground experience.
Mississippi Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks
1505 Eastover Drive
To conserve and enhance Mississippi's natural resources, to provide continuing outdoor recreational opportunities, to maintain the ecological integrity and aesthetic quality of the resources and to ensure socioeconomic and educational opportunities for present and future generations.
Please call the 1- 800 number for a list of barrier-free access sites. You may also call or Email The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Park to receive information.