• Small Game

    Rabbit hunters were doubly pleased about Saturday's arrival of the season, since it coincided with the first cool front of the fall.

    Rabbit season is open

    Archery deer hunting starts Monday in Southeast Zone
    October 15 at 9:30am
    Dove hunters, especially those in South Mississippi, get more opportunities in October. Retrievers enjoy the second season since it’s cooler.

    Dove hunting continues

    October 05 at 8:00am
    Young Jack Allen enjoys a successful moment with the family’s squirrel dog Honey Girl on an October hunt last year.

    Puttin’ on the dog

    Squirrel season opens cross Mississippi on Sept. 30, offering hunters an opportunity to get in the woods, often with a dog doing much of the work.
    October 01 at 7:00am
    Squirrel season opens on Monday (Oct. 1) statewide in Mississippi.

    Squirrel season opens statewide

    Youth reports have been spotty in wet weather
    September 30 at 8:00pm

    Dove field-ology

    September 15 at 7:00am

    Find the dove buffet

    The best wing-shooting on Labor Day weekend will usually be in fields where doves have discovered a solid food source. You need to join them.
    September 01 at 7:00am
    Mississippi dove hunters will sweat through September's opening season, but will enjoy a longer, cooler third segment in December and January.

    Wing shooters get ready: It opens Saturday

    Dove, goose and shore birds kickoff hunting seasons
    August 29 at 8:30am
    Mississippi dove hunters can get ready for more winter shooting, with a season that has been extended through Jan. 31.

    Dove season extended to Jan. 31

    Commission approves ‘most attractive dove season ever’
    May 02 at 9:00am
    Once Feb. 1 rolls around, rabbit hunters with a good pack of dogs are some of the most popular sportsman in the world. Deer season is over and invitations to rabbit hunt come in almost daily.

    Rabbit hunters take center stage

    February 08 at 7:00am
    A dying art, it might seem, squirrel hunting remains Mississippi’s top small game target.

    Bushytails best beware

    February 07 at 7:00am
    These hunters ran into hefty canecutters on an island off the upper Pearl River area of Barnett Reservoir.

    Canecutters and hillbillies

    February is rabbit-hunting time in Mississippi. Be ready to hit the swamps and briars for swamp rabbits and cottontails.
    February 01 at 7:00am