• Hunting

    Mississippi's 10-day gator season opens Aug. 31. Most permit holders have a lot of assistants to help tackle the big alligators.

    Gator season opens Friday

    It’s a 10-day period that thousands enjoy each year
    August 30 at 4:30pm
    Mississippi dove hunters will sweat through September's opening season, but will enjoy a longer, cooler third segment in December and January.

    Wing shooters get ready: It opens Saturday

    Dove, goose and shore birds kickoff hunting seasons
    August 29 at 8:30am
    If you want to consistently bag a buck like the author’s, pay attention to the little details.

    Time is short

    With deer season just over the horizon, it’s time to do all of that preseason work on trails, stands and weapons
    August 21 at 9:00am
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    August 01 at 7:00am
    Paper-shooting your bow is a big part of the process of getting your equipment ready for the season.

    Bow prep now is time well spent

    A true-shooting setup is the result of annually tuning your equipment
    August 01 at 7:00am
    Hunters using tree stands on any wildlife management area are required to use a full-body fall-arrest harness system.

    Stick a WMA whitetail

    Mississippi public-land deer are there for the taking, especially when archery season rolls around. take a look at this profile of the state’s best WMA opportunities.
    August 01 at 7:00am
    The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks won the national 2018 LawFit Challenge, a competition of fitness by law enforcement officers and agencies. The MDWFP team included: (kneeling, from left) Pvt. Derrick Scott and Pvt. Kerri Fulton and (standing, from left) Corp. Justin Gates, Pvt. Cody Barber, Pvt. Cory Corso, Major Chris Reed (team captain), Pvt. Tamarrius Good, Lt. Ricky Barry, Lt. Marcus Christon.

    Conservation officers in shape

    July 27 at 6:00am

    Proposal would lessen CWD area

    MDWFP could start defining zone’s borders by roads and rivers instead of county lines
    July 24 at 9:35am
    The author’s son aligns a trail camera to see what’s cooking in the deer woods.

    Never too early for trail cams

    July 16 at 9:00am

    Commission to study CWD regulation changes Wednesday

    Survey underway to gauge public opinion on disease’s impact
    July 13 at 10:15am
    July is the month when deer clubs in Mississippi begin the grunt work of preparing for deer season at camp work days.

    Summer sweat = winter success

    July 06 at 8:00am

    MDWFP deal would open more Delta land to public

    Purchase could see expansion of Mahannah, or new WMA
    July 05 at 1:15pm