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Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks
1505 Eastover Drive, Jackson, MS, 39211
Phone: 601-432-2400

Monday, January 26, 2015

Wildlife Management Area Turkey Hunting Applications Available

JACKSON - The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) is accepting applications for permitted turkey hunting on selected Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs).  Permitted turkey hunts are offered to provide a quality turkey hunting experience and are available on 19 WMAs across the state.  To participate in these hunts, applicants must apply online at www.mdwfp.com/draws before February 15and have a valid Mississippi hunting license before applying for a WMA draw hunt.

Additionally, special youth-only turkey draw hunts are available on Canemount WMA, Charles Ray Nix WMA, Sardis Waterfowl WMA, Ward Bayou WMA, Sunflower WMA, and Natchez State Park. Participants for these hunts must be 15 years of age or younger. 

For more information regarding Wildlife Management Areas in Mississippi, visit us at www.mdwfp.com/wma or call us at (601) 432-2199. 

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