• Waterfowl & Duck Hunting

    Mississippi’s daily limit has grown from four to six teal this year, and the possession limit has been raised to three times the daily limit.

    Teal forecast: Slow going for Saturday’s opening

    But conditions can change overnight, and there is a 16-day window
    September 12, 2013 at 11:20am
    Layout blinds allow goose hunters to lie completely hidden in a shallow field without appearing to the birds as “lumps” in a flat area.

    Taking up residence — Canada goose hunting tips for the early season

    You’ve got 15 days this month to make a dent in Mississippi’s burgeoning population of resident Canada geese. Make every one of them count.
    September 01, 2013 at 7:00am
    Waterfowl hunting on Indianola WMA will be allowed this hunting season for the first time. The hunts will be managed through the MDWFP draw system.

    New public hunting area, scaup bag limit announced

    2013-14 hunting season includes Indianola WMA draw hunts and three-bird scaup limit
    August 19, 2013 at 6:00am
    Populations for both the blue-winged and green-winged teal fell, but both are still above the LTA.

    Ducks show slight decrease in last year

    However, most species remain well above long-term averages
    July 15, 2013 at 11:00am
    A group of happy teal hunters pose with their quarry. Jacob Sartain (far right) is one of many hunters who are happy with the addition of two teal to the early season daily limit.

    Early teal season expected to add two birds to bag

    Framework changes to include raised daily, possession limits
    July 03, 2013 at 10:00am
    When you mix rabbit and goose hunting in the Delta, you get both camo and orange, swamp rabbits and white-fronted geese.

    Plan B results in excellent Delta goose hunt

    February 07, 2013 at 4:25pm


    January 01, 2013 at 7:00am
    Chesapeake Retrievers are great tools for retrieving wounded and dying ducks from sloughs and creeks too deep to wade. They also cut down on lost ducks.

    Foothills flyway — Hunting ducks in the Mississippi foothills

    Not everyone has access to prime Delta hunting property, but Mississippi’s Foothills on the eastern side of the state offers duck hunters plenty of shooting.
    January 01, 2013 at 7:00am
    A view of Lester Stevenson’s duck hole from a blind near Decatur.

    Habitat improvement is the key

    January 01, 2013 at 7:00am
    Hunters seen on Okatibbee Lake after a successful hunt in their special duck boat.

    Public-land ducks

    January 01, 2013 at 7:00am
    Randy Pope and Chase Staton watch patiently for ducks to arrive in a strategically placed duck blind on a duck hole near Decatur.

    Location and setup

    January 01, 2013 at 7:00am
    Good duck hunting that includes some mallards have been few and far between in the Mississippi Delta this year.

    Duck numbers still down, but hope remains for better hunting

    Mallard numbers below four-year average, MDWFP says.
    December 28, 2012 at 12:00pm
    Mississippi duck hunters like Dr. Bob Tarver of Brandon are searching hard for mallards, but without much luck, even after the latest cold front.

    Big cold front didn’t bring duck miracle

    December 13, 2012 at 4:38pm
    Rig’Em Right Decoy Anchors

    Rig’Em Right Decoy Anchors

    December 01, 2012 at 7:00am
    Muddy Water Camo out of Madison has exploded on the national waterfowl hunting scene.

    The right camo

    December 01, 2012 at 7:00am

    The right shot

    December 01, 2012 at 7:00am