Mississippi sportsmen 15 years old and younger get the first crack at squirrels by any means in Zone 1 from Sept. 22-28. Youth season in Zone 2 runs from Oct. 6–12, with Zone 3 opening from Oct. 20–26.

The regular season in Zone 1 opens on Sept. 29, followed by Zone 2 on Oct. 13 and Zone 3 on Oct. 27.

All zones end on Feb. 28.