Doves, crows, rails, gallinules, moorhens and snipe are all legal at different times in November, and more Mississippians than ever are taking advantage of the opportunity. Well, at least some of those birds.
Hunters in three northeast Mississippi counties received the bad news late Monday: Chronic wasting disease (CWD) has been confirmed by the National Veterinary Laboratory in Iowa in a deer collected on Oct. 8 in Pontotoc County.
The Mississippi Commission on Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks proposed in September to enact the state’s first mandatory harvest-reporting system that will be in effect during the 2019 spring wild turkey season.
Mississippi wildlife officials are awaiting definitive results from the National Veterinary Sciences Laboratory in Iowa before beginning a response to a suspected case of chronic wasting disease in a deer discovered earlier this month in Pontotoc County.
If you like to hunt year round there are a few options you can take advantage. One of those activities is raccoon hunting with dogs. With a year-round open season on racoons, the Sportsman TV set out on a night time coon hunt recently. The trick was finding the right set of dogs. With no connection to any raccoon hunters, producer Jared Serigne took to Facebook to find the right combo of hunters and dogs for the episode- that’s when he found Coon Commander Outdoors.