• Other Hunting

    The process for obtaining prized alligator hunting permits will change for the 2017 season, according to the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks.

    Gator drawing process to change

    No longer a first-come, first-served online permit grab
    March 31 at 1:30pm
    Green grass next to heavy cover is an excellent place to ambush rabbits once the dogs get them running.

    More facts on rabbits

    February 15 at 7:00am
    February is prime time for rabbit and goose hunters in Mississippi, which offers up a daily double for hunters in the Delta.

    Smaller, but tasty

    February 08 at 10:10am
    A new hunter must learn it is to trust his dogs and allow them to do their work.

    All the rabbits run — Best rabbit-hunting tactics

    Rabbit hunting provides a great opportunity for some old-fashioned family time. And the resulting stews aren’t bad, either. Here’s everything you need to know.
    February 01 at 7:00am
    Seven guided squirrel hunts, including firearm and wildlife instruction, will be held around Mississippi on Feb. 11.

    Seven youth squirrel hunts set Feb. 11

    Applications now being accepted; limited to 20 kids each site
    January 25 at 2:45pm
    Hunters rarely get a clean shot such as this, but when two are hunting together, pulling a vine or shaking a limb can force a squirrel to move and make a fatal error.

    What about bots in squirrels?

    October 15, 2016 at 7:00am
    A 22 long rifle, such as this Browning T-Bolt, remains a top choice of squirrel hunters.

    Air rifles for tree rats

    October 15, 2016 at 7:00am
    Snakes are likely to be out during the early season, so you need to wear snake boots when sneaking up on squirrels.

    Tips for early squirrels

    Die-hard small-game hunter shares secrets to October success
    October 14, 2016 at 6:00am

    Ticks are no joke

    October 14, 2016 at 6:00am
    Dove hunting reopens Saturday in the Southeast Zone, but closes Sunday in the North Zone.

    Southeast Zone dove season reopens on Saturday

    North Zone opens two weeks later; rabbits legal Oct. 15
    October 06, 2016 at 3:45pm
    When a squirrel spots danger, such as a hunter, it has an uncanny ability to make itself a part of the tree. This Pearl River cat squirrel was crossing a slough on a river birch limb when shot with a camera rather than a gun.

    Tree rat treasures — Best public lands for squirrel hunting

    Squirrels are fun to hunt and great to eat — and there are plenty of public places to fill your limit. Here’s a rundown of what you need and where to go.
    October 01, 2016 at 7:00am