Mississippi Hunting News

Officials Meet On Chronic Wasting Disease
Although Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) has not been found in Mississippi's deer herd, state officials with the departments of Agriculture and Commerce and Wildlife have met to discuss CWD and its prevention, control, and testing, according to the Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks.
Year-end Sting Nabs Violators
In recent weeks, state wildlife enforcement officers wrote 150 citations to hunters for a variety of law violations. Most of the infractions of the law involved non-residents with no hunting license, hunting over bait, and hunters not wearing hunter orange while deer hunting. Other citations were written for hunting from a public road, resident hunters with no hunting license, possession of illegal deer, unplugged shotgun, and killing a deer with spike antlers.