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More Waterfowl Habitat in Mississippi

Jackson – The Foundation for Mississippi Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (Foundation) was awarded a North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) grant for almost $1 million. The grant entitled, “Mississippi Delta WMA Wetland Habitat Enhancements,” is the first NAWCA grant awarded to the Foundation. The project will protect, restore, and enhance…


Wood Duck Bag Limit Increased to Three

Jackson- The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) decided on Friday to allow an increase in the daily bag limit for wood ducks from two birds to three birds for the 2008-2009 waterfowl hunting season.  “The wood duck bag limit increase will greatly benefit Mississippi’s waterfowl hunters, particularly those hunting…


Fawning Time is Here: Leave Them Alone!

JACKSON – July is traditionally a time in Mississippi when white-tailed deer fawns begin to appear. Each year human encounters with these new-born deer occur and questions arise as to the wellbeing of the fawn. “Starting in July we begin to get phone calls and reports of fawns being found…


Mississippi Private Lands Alligator Hunting Season Announced

JACKSON – The Commission on the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks has announced its intention to open a private lands alligator hunting season in the following counties; Hinds, Holmes, Issaquena, Madison, Rankin, Warren and Yazoo counties.  The season dates are September 26 – October 4. Persons who own…


Mississippi Dove Hunters Have More Opportunity in 2008

Jackson- The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has approved a more liberal season length and bag limit for dove hunting than what has been allowed in the past, according to the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks.  Past federal frameworks have only allowed a 60 day season and 15…


MDWFP Fisheries Bureau Releasing Florida Strain Bass Throughout the State

Jackson – In accordance to a detailed management plan, the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks fisheries bureau recently released Florida strain bass at seven lakes statewide. Three additional stockings are set for later this summer. Ross Barnett Reservoir, Eagle Lake, Oktibbeha County Lake, Geiger Lake, Columbus Lake, Aberdeen…


It is Time to Renew Your Sportsman License In Mississippi

JACKSON – Sportsman License holders are being urged to renew their license to avoid the rush, according to the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks. Licenses are valid for 365 days from the date of purchase, or in the case of the Sportsman License, the current date of expiration….


New Boat Ramp Opens on Tenn-Tom

COLUMBUS – Boaters at Columbus Lake on the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway have a new boat ramp and facilities on the west bank according to the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks. The ramp lies above the John C. Stennis Lock and Dam and will serve boaters on the west side…


Mississippi Anglers Get Three Days of Free Fishing

JACKSON – Mississippi is observing National Fishing and Boating Week June 1-8 by waving fishing fees and boat launching to fish for anglers on Mississippi State Fishing Lakes and State Park Lakes for three weekend days, June 1, 7 and 8. A valid Mississippi freshwater fishing license or proof of…


Mississippi Parks Ranked Among Top 100 Family Campgrounds

Jackson – Five Mississippi State Parks were listed among ReserveAmerica’s Top 100 Family Campgrounds according to the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks. Approximately 4,000 state parks, national parks, and campgrounds were reviewed encompassing all 50 states before the final 100 were selected. In Mississippi, John W. Kyle State…