Fishing Regulations for MDWFP Lakes Proposed

JACKSON – The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) Fisheries Bureau announced proposed fishing regulations for Lake Tangipahoa in Percy Quin State Park.   The regulations include a slot limit of 16-22 inches for largemouth bass, with a daily creel limit of seven bass per angler including one bass over 22 inches.  A daily […] Read more

Mississippi’s 2016-17 Early Migratory Bird Seasons Announced

JACKSON – The Commission on Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks approved dates for the 2016 – 2017 early hunting seasons for migratory game birds during its monthly meeting on April 20, 2016. These early seasons include doves, resident Canada geese, early teal, snipe, woodcock, and rails.  Dove season will open statewide on Saturday, September 3 and […] Read more

Sporting Clay Fundraiser – Turcotte

SATURDAY APRIL 30 Registration 7 am to 8 am Shooting starts at 8 am Lunch at 12 noon • 24 five person teams $1000 per team,$200 per individual • Prizes will be awarded on the Lewis Class System: 1st, 2nd, 3rd 5 stand – 1st, 2nd, 3rd HOA 1st prize equal to double your entry fee,  2nd […] Read more

2016 Youth Art Contest Deadline

Students across Mississippi are invited to get outdoors and participate in the 2016 North Mississippi Fish Hatchery Youth Art Contest. Each student must submit a portfolio including entry form and artwork to the Visitor Education Center (VEC) by May 10, 2016.  The contest is sponsored by the Foundation for Mississippi Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks. Winners […] Read more

South Delta Wildlife Management Areas Closed Due to Flooding

JACKSON – Heavy rainfall during the month of March and April has resulted in extraordinary high water levels and backwater flooding in the Mississippi south Delta. On April 12, 2016, the Executive Director of the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) signed an Executive Order closing turkey season, including any permit-only turkey hunts, […] Read more

MDWFP and MSU to Host Pond Management Workshop in Newton County

JACKSON – The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) Fisheries Bureau and the Mississippi State University Extension Service are hosting a pond management workshop in Newton County. The workshop will be held at the Coastal Plains Experiment Station located at 51 Coastal Plains Road on Thursday, April 21 at 6 p.m.  An hour-long […] Read more