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MISSISSIPPI RIVER HIGH WATER
1/3/2019 4:11:42 PM
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RULE 1.5 REGULATIONS REGARDING THE TAKING, CATCHING OR KILLING OF ANY WILD BIRD OR WILD ANIMAL ON LANDS AFFECTED BY FLOOD WATERS.

A. Be it ordered that no person shall take, catch or kill, or attempt to take, catch or kill any wild bird or wild animal, except waterfowl, between October 1 and February 1 on lands in DeSoto, Tunica and Coahoma Counties which lie south of the Tennessee State line, west of Highway 61 and north of Highway 49 when the Mississippi River level reaches thirty-four (34) feet on the Memphis, Tennessee gauge and shall remain so until the Mississippi River level falls to or below thirty-two (32) feet on the Memphis gauge.

B. Be it ordered that no person shall take, catch or kill, or attempt to take, catch or kill any wild bird or wild animal, except waterfowl, between October 1 and February 1 on lands in Coahoma, Bolivar and Washington Counties which lie south of Highway 49, west of Highway 61 to the intersection of Highway 61 and Highway 444, west of Highway 1 and north of Highway 82 when the Mississippi River level reaches forty-one (41) feet on the Helena, Arkansas gauge and shall remain so until the Mississippi River falls to or below thirty-nine (39) feet on the Helena gauge.

C. Be it ordered that no person shall take, catch or kill, or attempt to take, catch or kill any wild bird or wild animal, except waterfowl, between October 1 and February 1 on lands in Washington and Issaquena Counties which lie south of Highway 82, west of Highway 1 and North of Highway 14 when the Mississippi River level reaches forty-eight (48) feet on the Greenville, Mississippi gauge and shall remain so until the Mississippi River level falls to or below forty-six (46) feet on the Greenville gauge.

D. Be it ordered that no person shall take, catch or kill, or attempt to take, catch or kill any wild bird or wild animal, except waterfowl, between October 1 and February 1 on lands in Issaquena, Sharkey and Warren Counties which lie south of Highway 14, west of Highway 61 and north of the Big Black River when the Mississippi River level reaches forty-three (43) feet on the Vicksburg, Mississippi gauge and shall remain so until the Mississippi River level falls to or below forty-one (41) feet on the Vicksburg gauge.  

History: Revised September 2014.
Source: MISS. CODE ANN. §§49-1-29, 49-4-4, and 49-7-77.

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