The scheduled alligator hunt in the Pearl River zone has been postponed for two weeks due to “hazardous conditions: on the river, the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks announced today (Sept. 8). The hunt, originally slated for this weekend, will take place on Sept. 23-24, the MDWFP said.

Alligator possession permits that have been or will be purchased by permitted hunters for the Sept. 9-10 Pearl River Zone will remain valid for the new dates.

The Pearl River hunts scheduled for Sept. 16-17 will occur as scheduled, the agency said.

Also, there has been no change in the Sept. 23-24 and Sept. 30-Oct. 1 hunts in the Pascagoula zone.