• Waterfowl & Duck Hunting

    Another year of strong mallard populations could equate to another good season for Mississippi duck hunters. The green-headed drakes will be in much demand during the 60-day season announced Tuesday by state wildlife officials.

    State has 60-day duck season

    Liberal frameworks repeated, allowing a 6-bird daily limit
    August 05, 2015 at 9:00am
    Blue-winged teal numbers remain high above the long-term average, and if their early migration lines up with Mississippi's Sept. 12-27 season, hunters should have some fun.

    Teal season set Sept. 12-27

    Ample supply of blue-winged waterfowl could mean good shooting
    July 08, 2015 at 10:00am
    The USFWS's 2015 Trends in Duck Breeding Populations indicates duck numbers edged up slightly to 49.5 million this spring, the highest count on record.

    Duck numbers remain high, USFWS says

    Despite dry conditions, estimates show 49.5 million breeding ducks in 2015 survey
    July 02, 2015 at 3:15pm
    BlueSteel

    BlueSteel

    July 01, 2015 at 7:00am
    Coozy’s Custom Calls

    Coozy’s Custom Calls

    February 01, 2015 at 7:00am
    Watching ducks in the wild is now possible for Mississippi sportsmen, thanks to a webcam operated by the MDWFP at one of its Delta WMAs.

    Duck cam gives live look at Delta waterfowl

    MDWFP gives hunters a way to track migration, view duck behavior
    December 14, 2014 at 10:45pm
    Jeff Terry, right, enjoyed a great opening morning duck hunt near Eagle Lake, and has had limit hunts ever since.

    Ducks came south early, now headed north

    Mississippi hunters enjoyed great start only to see warm weather push mallards out
    December 05, 2014 at 3:45pm
    Mississippi's duck season opens Thursday, on Thanksgiving, and the state's hunters can be thankful that freak fall polar vortexes have pushed a lot of mallads south early.

    Turkey day also duck day

    Mississippi’s waterfowl season opens statewide Thursday
    November 26, 2014 at 3:10pm
    The Decoy Buddy, shown here with the optional floating crank handle, allows hunters to set their decoys for water depths up to 10 feet, and then retract the line inside the unit for tangle-free storage.

    Decoy Buddy makes setting spread ‘reel’ easy

    Just crank in line to keep dekes tangle-free
    November 10, 2014 at 7:30am
    Don’t just show up at the duck camp — take the time to do a complete rundown of all the equipment needed to ensure you can focus on the hunt, not fixing last-minute problems.

    Top 5 mistakes duck hunters make

    Work ahead of hunts prevents headaches during the hunts
    November 08, 2014 at 7:30am
    Flex Neck Field Goose

    Flex Neck Field Goose

    October 01, 2014 at 7:00am
    Hunters are hoping that the first cold front in September, scheduled later this week, will push blue-winged teal in for the first weekend of the early season.

    Busy weekend ahead

    Teal, South Zone dove seasons open
    September 10, 2014 at 11:00am
    Mississippi waterfowlers are hoping for another early and cold winter to help push ducks south ahead of the early-ending season.

    Duck season to end early

    Despite liberal frameworks, hunting will end Jan. 25
    August 13, 2014 at 4:45pm
    The 16-day special early teal season is set for Sept. 13-28.

    Teal season Sept. 13-28

    Commission also sets dates for other early migratory birds
    July 21, 2014 at 1:30pm

    Duck numbers up 8 percent

    Mallards among eight of 10 species to show increases over 2013
    July 03, 2014 at 9:30am
    Speed Reed

    Speed Reed

    July 01, 2014 at 7:00am