• Mississippi Hunting

    2018 turkey season forecast

    Mississippi turkey hunters who had a good season last spring will enjoy the forecast for the 2018 season, but those who did not will not be so enthusiastic.

    March 07 at 7:00am

    MDWFP relying on other CWD states

    Biologists say there are two kinds of states, those that have confirmed Chronic Wasting Disease in deer, and those that will.

    March 06 at 8:00am

    Capitol report: Harvest reporting bill moves step closer

    Mississippi deer and turkey hunters are a step close to a mandatory harvest report system after the Senate wildlife committee amended a House bill that would establish the regulation beginning in 2019.

    March 01 at 7:00am

    Early kid, early bird - Call in potential turkey hunters while they’re young

    Scott Ellis yelped, purred and clucked, and he was greeted with thunderous gobbles from a couple of fired-up gobblers.

    March 01 at 7:00am

    There’s no better time than now to prepare

    As I write this, another year’s deer season has come to a close. For many hunters, this is a sad time, as thoughts of a long offseason become reality. 

    March 01 at 7:00am

    LOWA Uplander GTX boots

    Whether you’re walking through open fields pursuing birds, stomping through thickets after rabbits, or hiking in to your turkey or deer blind, you need footwear that won’t let you down, no matter what the conditions are.

    March 01 at 7:00am

    Mineral, salt licks added to CWD feeding ban

    Mineral sites, mineral blocks and salt licks have been added to the supplemental feeding ban in the six counties within the Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) management zone, the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks announced Wednesday.

    February 22 at 3:00pm

    CWD public meeting in Jackson

    A public meeting to discuss how state officials plan to deal with Mississippi’s first confirmed case of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in a deer will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22, at the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science in Jackson.

    February 20 at 5:20pm

    Writer’s choice: Rabbit sauce piquant

    According to the late, great Cajun chef, Paul Prudhomme, “piquant to a Cajun means, literally, so hot it hurts like a sticker in your tongue.”

    February 15 at 7:00am

    Food for thought:

    By the time you are reading this, unless you live in the extreme southern part of Mississippi, the 2017-2018 deer season will already be “in the books,” as they say. 

    February 14 at 9:00am

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