Mississippi Hunting News

Mississippi Hunter Apprentice Program
Mississippians who have not completed an approved hunter education course still have an opportunity to hunt this season according to the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks.
Mississippi Firearm Deer Season Almost Here
Deer hunters have just two weeks to get everything in order for the statewide November 17 opening of gun season.
Mississippi Launches New Alligator Site
Mississippi has a new Alligator Program Web site.
Mississippi Launches New Site for Kids
The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks is reaching out to the youth in the state to promote learning and the outdoors.
Mississippi Bowhunters, Deer Count Help Needed
Hunter observation data can provide the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) with an index for monitoring deer populations in Mississippi.
Alligator Hunting Opportunities
There are special restrictions and requirements to participate in alligator hunting opportunities in Mississippi.
Time to Renew Your Sportsman License
In years past, if you wanted to renew your Sportsman License, you had to fill out the renewal form and mail it in, or come by the Jackson office of the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) and fill out the form there. But this year, renewing your license just got easier.
Avian Flu Should Not Be A Concern For Waterfowl Hunters
Recent news of avian flu outbreaks have caused concern with waterfowl hunters, but MS Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks officials say the concern is likely unwarranted.
GPS Mallards
Beginning in late winter, the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks will begin an exciting new program to track migratory waterfowl. Approximately 30 mallards will be trapped and outfitted with small backpack Global Positioning System transmitters.
MDWFP Continues Crackdown on License Fraud
Conservation officers and agency investigators have some new tools at their disposal in fighting license fraud, according to the Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks. License fraud occurs in a variety of forms. Most common is a case where a non-resident uses fraudulent means to purchase a resident license.