South Delta Deer Season Set
9/26/2019 3:42:49 PM

During spring and summer 2019, extensive flooding occurred in the South Delta region. Data collection, including hunter observation and harvest data, will be imperative over the next two to three years to properly assess the full impacts of the prolonged flooding. During the September 26 meeting of the Commission on Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks, white-tailed deer seasons and bag limits were set for the South Delta Zone impacted by flooding. The framework for the South Delta Zone is as follows:

Season Framework:

Dates: October 15 through January 31 (public and private land)

Bag limits: two antlerless deer and two bucks

On private land only, one buck must meet antler criteria and one may be any antlered deer           

South Delta Zone: All Mississippi lands south of Bunge Road; south of Highway 14; west of Highway 149; west of Highway 3; west of Highway 61 from Highway 3 to Business 61 and to I-20; and east of the of state line (in MS River).

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