Mississippi Hunting News

Mississippi Deer Season Now Open
Mississippi's white-tailed deer hunting season with guns opened November 21 and runs through December 1. Hunting with dogs is allowed during this season.
Senators Fight Ban of Traditional Ammo in National Parks
A letter signed by numerous United States senators to Department of the Interior Secretary Ken Salazar raising important questions about actions by the National Park Service (NPS) to ban the use of traditional ammunition in parks . . .
Evidence Shows MAIG Uses Names Without Permission
As a growing number of mayors in Ohio and around the country resign from Mayors Against Illegal Guns (MAIG), New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's gun control group, new evidence suggests some of their names have been added to the member list and used to promote Bloomberg's political agenda without their knowledge or permission.
Mississippi Alligator Applications Due June 15th
The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks reminds hunters that for the 2009 alligator hunting there are hunting opportunities on both public waters and private lands.
10 Year Old Mississippi Boy Catches Record Breaking Catfish
Dakota Hinson didn’t just have a good day on the Mississippi River, he had a record breaking day.
Mississippi DWFP Offers Free Lessons With John Satterwhite
Would you consider improving your bass fishing skills if you could have free one-on-one lessons from Paul Elias? Could you find time to get on the links for free personal golf instruction by Tiger Woods?
Mississippi WMA Deer Harvest Reports
Reported WMA deer harvest is updated weekly during the deer hunting season. This data is collected by WMA Area Managers from permit cards deposited at WMA check stations.
Mississippi Confirms Trail Camera Use OK During Hunting Season
Hunters have expressed concern about using trail cameras under the new supplemental feeding regulations (W-3796a). Specifically, some hunters believe they cannot use trail cameras without a Wildlife Survey Permit. This is not the case. Cameras can be used at any time as long as the feeding regulations are followed.
Mississippi Bowhunters Can Win by Helping MDWFP
The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks is gathering statewide Buck:Doe and Doe:Fawn ratios by using bowhunter observations. We are asking bowhunters to record all deer observed while hunting, the amount of time spent hunting, and the counties where the hunts occurred.
Missouri National Archery in Schools Program Growing
April 18 was the day before spring break at Shawnee R-III School in Henry County, and the little school's hallways were electric with excitement.