• Dove

    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

    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
    Scouting a few days prior to opening day can pay dividends.

    Early season essentials

    September 15, 2017 at 7:00am
    It's a good idea to take a day before the dove season starts and go scout and find out where the birds are.

    Mississippi Delta dove-tactics

    Can’t-miss dove tactics
    September 01, 2017 at 7:00am
    Dove hunters, like former Ole Miss quarterback Tim Ellis — who led the Rebels to a win over national champion Notre Dame in 1977 — can enjoy some September shooting.

    More than just mourning doves

    August 31, 2017 at 4:00pm
    Mississippi dove hunters can begin shooting on Saturday, Sept. 2.

    September means hunting

    Seasons start opening on Friday, then dove on Saturday
    August 31, 2017 at 9:40am
    Successful dove hunts are usually the result of careful planning, hard work and fast shooting.

    Public dove hunts

    August 15, 2017 at 7:00am
    Scott Davis leaves strips of sorghum as cover for the doves and hunters, and bush hogs strips to continually put food on the ground.

    Good dove fields are no accidents

    Preseason preparation, especially in August, is the key to good hunts
    August 01, 2017 at 7:00am
    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
    A bucket seat and the right shells are some of the gear needed when heading to the dove field.

    6 tips for better dove hunts

    Don’t be caught scrambling when it’s time to hunt
    September 15, 2016 at 5:30pm
    Dove season opens Saturday statewide in Mississippi.

    Dove season opens Saturday statewide

    Hunting early helps hunters beat the heat
    September 02, 2016 at 9:30am
    The MDWFP considers dove hunting an excellent entry into the shooting sports for youngsters, and it will have two youth-only hunts on WMAs in September. The application process for those hunts opens today at mdwfp.com.

    Apply for WMA youth dove hunts

    Only 50 openings at Black Prairie and 100 at Mahannah WMAs
    August 01, 2016 at 8:45am