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Blue-winged teal still plentiful

Last year, blue-winged teal showed an 18-percent increase over 2016 and were 57 percent above the long-term average. It’s that 50-year average that is indicative of the strong population.

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September 05 at 7:00 am
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Gator season opens Friday

It’s the start of Mississippi’s public water alligator season, and throughout the state, thousands of hunters are putting the final touches on preparations for the pursuit.

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August 30 at 4:30 pm
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More days for Canada geese, other migratory birds

New regulations will allow more days to hunt Canada geese during September, as well as rails, moorhens and gallinules.

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August 30 at 12:00 pm
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Wing shooters get ready: It opens Saturday

Mississippi’s most liberal and opportunistic dove season ever is scheduled to open Saturday statewide.

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August 29 at 8:30 am
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2nd Amendment tax-free weekend starts Friday

Think Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, produces mad scenes of rushing, eager shoppers looking for great deals for Christmas?

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August 28 at 8:00 am
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Conservation officers in shape

It’s always a good idea to be friendly to an officer of the law, and to never challenge his or her authority, or at least their ability to carry out their authorized duties. That goes double for the conservation officers from the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks.

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July 27 at 6:00 am
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Proposal would lessen CWD area

Mississippi’s efforts to contain chronic wasting disease (CWD) in deer is set to undergo some changes, according to proposals passed last week by the Commission on Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks.

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July 24 at 9:35 am
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Commission to study CWD regulation changes Wednesday

The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks is expected to propose deer hunting regulation changes Wednesday to its oversight Commission related to Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD).

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July 13 at 10:15 am
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