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Sep

17

Tree Identification Program

Want to expand your knowledge about north Mississippi trees? You will get that opportunity when a Mississippi State University Extension forestry specialist presents a tree identification program. Forest Specialist Brady Self will be at the Mississippi Department of Wildlife Fisheries and Parks (MDWFP) Visitor Education Center (VEC) on Saturday, September 28 at 2:00 p.m.

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Sep

16

Teal Season and Food Plots

On this episode of MS Outdoors Radio, we discussed teal season and food plots.

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Sep

11

Sight Fishing for Reds

Mississippi Outdoors TV went sight fishing for reds on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

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Sep

10

Blanket of Water

The 2019 flood made a significant impact on Mississippi agriculture and wildlife.

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Sep

10

Deviney WMA Dove Hunt

Mississippi Outdoors went dove hunting in Sunflower County at William C. (Billy) Deviney WMA.

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Sep

10

Fall Youth Fishing Rodeos

The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) will host youth fishing rodeos at several locations across Mississippi during the fall.

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Sep

9

MS Outdoors TV 30th Season

On this episode of MSOR, we discussed 30 seasons of Mississippi Outdoors TV.

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Sep

9

MS Outdoors 30th Season

Mississippi Outdoors television begins its 30th season on Mississippi Public Broadcasting (MPB) this fall.

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Sep

5

MDWFP September 2019 Newsletter

Keep up with the latest news and happenings by checking out our newsletter for the month of September.

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Aug

28

Alligator Season Opens

The 2019 Public Waters Alligator Hunting Season opens in Mississippi on Friday, August 30, at noon. The season will be open for 10 days and will close at noon on Monday, September 9.

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Aug

27

Dove Season opens September 1

Dove season opening day is one of the most anticipated days of the year and is a great time for outdoor fun with friends and family. Mississippi’s dove hunting season will open on Sunday, September 1 at 2:00 p.m. in both dove zones.

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Aug

27

Duck populations remain stable

Specific areas known for producing a large proportion of ducks that migrate to Mississippi reported mixed results for wetland habitat and breeding duck numbers this year.

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Aug

27

South Delta and Alligator Season

On this episode of MS Outdoors Radio, we discussed South Delta regulations and alligator season

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Aug

23

Outstanding Sportsmen

The Mississippi Commission on Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks presented its first Outstanding Sportsman Awards to Frank Wilem, Jr. and his daughter Brittany of Gulfport.

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Aug

22

Hunter's Special Cabin Rates

Select Mississippi State Parks offer discounted lodging rates to sportsmen during the hunting season. Many of our parks are conveniently located near Wildlife Management Areas and National Wildlife Refuges providing an affordable 'hunting camp' experience.

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Aug

22

South Delta Deer Season

During the August 21 meeting of the Commission on Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks, white-tailed deer seasons and bag limits were proposed for the South Delta region impacted by flooding.

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Aug

13

Race to September

Preparing for Mississippi's wing shooting kickoff

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Aug

12

Beyond the Swamps

Alligator season in Mississippi continues to expand.

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Aug

12

Hunter Education and Recruitment

On this episode of MS Outdoors Radio, we discussed hunter education and recruitment.

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Aug

9

Recreational boating ban lifted

After months of flooding, the Mississippi River has receded to a stage that will allow recreational boating and fishing activity to resume on the tributaries, lakes and other backwaters of the river except for Eagle Lake.

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Aug

9

Tuning Up for Dove Season

Brushing up on your marksmanship for dove season could not hurt the chances of avoiding the dubious honor of "most expended rounds for the least number of birds harvested."

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Aug

5

Fossils in Mississippi

On this episode of MS Outdoors, we discussed Mississippi's ecological past.

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Aug

1

MDWFP August 2019 Newsletter

Keep up with the latest news and events at MDWFP for the month of August.

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Aug

1

South Delta Flooding Update

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Jul

30

mentor hunt opportunities

The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) will host mentored deer hunts on Black Prairie (October 5) and Pearl River (November 2) Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs).

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Jul

30

South Delta Flooding

On this episode of MS Outdoors Radio, we discussed flooding in the South Delta.

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Jul

29

MDWFP withdraws

Earlier today, the Commission, meeting by specially-called teleconference on Monday, July 29, 2019, voted unanimously to withdraw from the Extravaganza, and participation in future events with the Federation, until further notice.

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Jul

29

In Fishing Color

It can be a daunting task to choose the right lure when browsing the aisles of the local tackle store. Even after narrowing down the selection to a certain shape, style, and size, choosing the right color can seem like a guessing game.

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Jul

25

South Delta Deer Season Survey

MDWFP is seeking input from hunters and land managers for the 2019 – 2020 hunting season.

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Jul

24

Moist Soil Habitat Management

Waterfowl program coordinator Houston Havens explains how managing natural vegetation for moist soil habitat can be just as effective for attracting target waterfowl species and providing a quality hunting experience.

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