• Hunting

    Over 60 samples from the containment area were sent to be tested, and the MDWFP expects results back this week.

    MDWFP relying on other CWD states

    Arkansas’ advice: Communicate with public every step of way
    March 06 at 8:00am
    LOWA Uplander GTX boots

    LOWA Uplander GTX boots

    March 01 at 7:00am
    A bill in the state Legislature could create a harvest reporting system in Mississippi for deer and turkey beginning in 2019.

    Capitol report: Harvest reporting bill moves step closer

    Senate committee slightly amends, passes H.B. 1390
    March 01 at 7:00am
    With deer season in the rearview mirror, take time now to scout your woods for sign you might have missed last season.

    There’s no better time than now to prepare

    Review this season’s successes and failures, then adjust to up your odds next fall
    March 01 at 7:00am
    Calling champion Scott Ellis mentored his son Jake in turkey hunting, and believes once any child shows an interest, he or she can become hooked on the sport with the proper guidance.

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

    Start youngsters on turkeys when they can understand and enjoy the process of calling in and taking a tom.
    March 01 at 7:00am
    The Mississippi Department of Health is advising against eating venison from from deer taken in the 6-county area.

    Mineral, salt licks added to CWD feeding ban

    Health officials advise against eating venison from 6-county area
    February 22 at 3:00pm
    The public is invited to attend a meeting on how state officials plan to deal with Mississippi’s first confirmed case of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD).

    CWD public meeting in Jackson

    Session set for 6:30 p.m. at Natural Science Museum
    February 20 at 5:20pm
    One of the author’s nephews with a fully mature buck taken after a long, quiet hike to the stand.

    Food for thought:

    Is the convenience of an ATV worth the disturbance when it comes to getting to your stand undetected?
    February 14 at 9:00am
    Mississippi’s first case of a CWD-infected deer was confirmed Feb. 9 when an Iowa laboratory completed its tests on a free-range mature buck found dead Jan. 25 in Issaquena County.

    Deer feeding banned in 6 counties due to CWD

    Mississippi’s first case of fatal deer disease confirmed in Issaquena County in early February
    February 12 at 4:30pm
    Aubrey Dale hunted all season to get her first rack buck, but it paid off on Jan. 28 when she took this 175-pound 7-point on family land in Holmes County.

    Brandon youngster really has to wait on first buck

    Fourth-grader drills 7-pointer; buck found later,buried in leaves by bobcat
    February 08 at 10:20am
    Presleigh Stigler, 7, of Florence, killed two deer on Jan. 31, the final day of the season, including this 146-inch 10-point. A doe and that buck were the first two deer she’s taken without help holding the gun.

    Season’s last day is one to remember for 7-year-old

    Second-grader kills doe, adds 10-point, 146-inch trophy buck on Jan. 31
    February 08 at 9:30am
    Once Feb. 1 rolls around, rabbit hunters with a good pack of dogs are some of the most popular sportsman in the world. Deer season is over and invitations to rabbit hunt come in almost daily.

    Rabbit hunters take center stage

    February 08 at 7:00am
    A dying art, it might seem, squirrel hunting remains Mississippi’s top small game target.

    Bushytails best beware

    February 07 at 7:00am
    QMaxx’s BLU

    QMaxx’s BLU

    February 01 at 7:00am
    Silversport

    Silversport

    February 01 at 7:00am