• Hunting

    VIDEO: How to butcher a deer

    The Bearded Butchers demonstrate how to break down a deer carcass
    September 20 at 10:45am
    You can turn a discarded deer antler into decorative buttons.

    Don’t toss it — button it up

    Even if they’re not going on the wall, antlers have many uses
    September 17 at 7:00am
    Daniel Wilson, of Mobile, Alabama, shows off the 9-foot alligator he battled and eventually harvested from his Hobie PA 14 in Bayou Heron south of Pascagoula on Sept. 1.

    9-foot gator landed — from a ‘yak!

    40-minute battle in Bayou Heron culminates in angler’s first-ever gator
    September 12 at 11:40am
    Mississippi’s teal season kicks off Saturday, Sept. 15. Staying mobile and targeting public lands with shallow water will improve your odds of success.

    Scouting for teal

    If you can, stay mobile and target shallow areas
    September 10 at 7:00am
    A team of teal hunters gather for a photo after a September morning in 2017 around a shallow converted catfish farm pond.

    Blue-winged teal still plentiful

    September 05 at 7:00am
    Mississippi's 10-day gator season opens Aug. 31. Most permit holders have a lot of assistants to help tackle the big alligators.

    Gator season opens Friday

    It’s a 10-day period that thousands enjoy each year
    August 30 at 4:30pm
    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
    The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks won the national 2018 LawFit Challenge, a competition of fitness by law enforcement officers and agencies. The MDWFP team included: (kneeling, from left) Pvt. Derrick Scott and Pvt. Kerri Fulton and (standing, from left) Corp. Justin Gates, Pvt. Cody Barber, Pvt. Cory Corso, Major Chris Reed (team captain), Pvt. Tamarrius Good, Lt. Ricky Barry, Lt. Marcus Christon.

    Conservation officers in shape

    July 27 at 6:00am

    Proposal would lessen CWD area

    MDWFP could start defining zone’s borders by roads and rivers instead of county lines
    July 24 at 9:35am

    Commission to study CWD regulation changes Wednesday

    Survey underway to gauge public opinion on disease’s impact
    July 13 at 10:15am
    July is the month when deer clubs in Mississippi begin the grunt work of preparing for deer season at camp work days.

    Summer sweat = winter success

    July 06 at 8:00am

    MDWFP deal would open more Delta land to public

    Purchase could see expansion of Mahannah, or new WMA
    July 05 at 1:15pm