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Alligator application process starts June 1

The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks will accept electronic (internet) applications for Mississippi’s 2018 public alligator season between June 1 and June 7, with the drawing expected on or about June 13.

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May 25 at 2:10 pm
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Gator application period opens June 1

Mississippians wishing to legally hunt alligators during the 2018 public waters season take note: The application period begins Friday (June 1) and will end on June 7.

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May 25 at 2:00 pm
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Is May too hot for squirrels?

Mississippi gets its fourth-annual spring squirrel season in Mississippi in 2018, but it has yet to lure many sportsmen to participate, with most citing “too hot to hunt” as the reason.

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May 15 at 7:00 am
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Duck seasons virtually unchanged

Mississippi duck hunters won’t see much change in the 2018-19 season under a plan announced this week by the Commission on Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks.

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May 02 at 9:15 am
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Dove season extended to Jan. 31

It may just be May 1, but Mississippi sportsmen got some good news when the Commission on Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks approved the 2018-19 early migratory bird seasons.

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May 02 at 9:00 am
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CWD update: No news is apparently good news

Since the first confirmed case of chronic wasting disease in Mississippi was reported in February in a 4 1/2-year-old buck in Issaquena County, no other diseased animals have been found.

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April 27 at 7:00 am
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Deer-reporting bill dies in state legislature

The Mississippi Legislature failed to pass a single bill related to hunting and fishing during the 2018 session that ended April 1, and that includes anything related to a harvest reporting system for turkey or deer.

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April 26 at 12:00 pm
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Big Buck Bounty: Blalock buck blows away competition

Joseph Blalock of Brookhaven, who just recently turned 14 years of age, had the biggest deer at the recent awards breakfast for the 2017-18 Big Buck Bounty Contest at McClain Lodge in Brandon.

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April 23 at 10:00 am
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