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    Cliff Pace sits in 21st place after day one of the 2018 Bassmaster Classic on South Carolina's Lake Hartwell.

    Petal's Cliff Pace in 21st place at Bassmaster Classic

    Jason Christie in 1st place, Greg Hackney in 43rd
    March 16 at 9:20pm
    A total of 128 deer from six counties in the 25-mile buffer zone have tested negative for CWD.

    Second round of CWD tests all negative

    MDWFP confirms total of 128 deer have been sampled
    March 13 at 1:25pm
    The MDWFP will host its second public meeting at the Vicksburg Convention Center on March 19 to discuss CWD and its response plan.

    MDWFP sets CWD meeting in Vicksburg

    Public invited to a March 19 discussion at Convention Center
    March 12 at 8:00am

    Flood area action taken by MDWFP

    All areas impacted by rising water now no-wake zones; Wolf Lake closed to recreational boating
    March 07 at 11:45am
    The MDWFP will continue to monitor the CWD situation and collect deer for sampling.

    CWD testing finds no new cases

    MDWFP: All CWD tests were negative
    March 07 at 9:55am

    2018 turkey season forecast

    East Central, Northeast best; Delta ‘not good at all’
    March 07 at 7:00am
    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
    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
    In a March 2015 Bassmaster Central Open on Ross Barnett, Gene Bishop of Ridgeland found big female bass on a prespawn pattern to post a victory. He’ll try to repeat March 1-3 on Barnett Reservoir.

    Bassmaster Open at Barnett Reservoir

    February 28 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
    You can secure the hooks of your double rig by running one jighead through a rod guide, back up towards the other jighead and then just hooking the two together. If the guides are too small, just wrap one pigtail around the reel stem and then secure the hooks together.

    Tying and securing a double rig

    February 20 at 7:00am
    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
    Robert Allen with a Marshall County hawg.

    February fishing hot spots

    February 12 at 7:00am