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Feb

13

A Sound Like No Other

The Mississippi Sound is a bountiful estuary and popular spot for recreational anglers.

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Feb

13

Deep Diving for Cats

Mississippi Outdoors went hand grabbing for catfish at Lake Washington.

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Feb

12

A Tale of Two Youths

Mississippi Outdoors went Turkey Hunting with young hunters at Charles Ray Nix and Copiah County WMAs.

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Feb

11

Mississippi Outdoors Radio

On this episode, we talked about the upcoming turkey season and prescribed burning.

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Feb

7

Rise and Fall of Arkabutla

Keeping an eye on the water levels is key to fishing this reservoir.

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Feb

6

Small game seasons reopen

Small game seasons have re-opened on Shipland, Lake George, and Sunflower WMAs.

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Feb

6

When Giants Fall

Mississippi Outdoors TV went bowfishing on the Mississippi River.

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Feb

5

Wings and Warriors Turkey Hunt

Mississippi Outdoors went turkey hunting with veterans at Slay Wilderness.

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Feb

5

Aerial Waterfowl Survey Report

The late January MDWFP aerial waterfowl survey occurred the week of January 24 – 28, 2019.

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Feb

4

Mississippi Outdoors Radio

On this episode, we identified a “chupacabra" and discussed turkey laws and waterfowl habitat.

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Jan

31

2019 February Newsletter

Keep up with the latest news and events at MDWFP.

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Jan

31

Hubcap Alley

Mississippi Outdoors went crappie fishing at the Ross Barnett Reservoir.

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Jan

30

Youth waterfowl hunting day

The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) would like to remind hunters that all Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs) with waterfowl hunting opportunity will be open for the final youth waterfowl hunting day of the season on February 2.

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Jan

30

CWD samples needed

The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) is still encouraging Southeast Mississippi hunters to submit samples from harvested deer for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) testing.

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Jan

30

BUILD A BETTER CAMPFIRE

Keep warm on cold nights at a state park.

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Jan

30

Winter Crappie

Winter is often an overlooked season to fish for crappie. Between Mississippi’s nationally recognized flood control reservoirs (Grenada, Enid, Sardis, Arkabutla), the Ross Barnett Reservoir, and Pickwick and Bay Springs Lakes, there are plenty of options for great winter crappie fishing.

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Jan

30

DIVE IN TO OCEAN BOUND!

Dive into an underwater adventure and explore the science of watersheds, aquatic animals, and our ocean in Ocean Bound!, a national traveling exhibit at MDWFP’s Mississippi Museum of Natural Science.

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Jan

30

WILD TURKEY GAME CHECK

This spring, the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) will begin a new era in wild turkey management with the implementation of the Game Check system.

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Jan

30

NEW SEASON FRAMEWORKS

Several Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs) will be receiving new turkey season frameworks in 2019.

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Jan

30

2018 Deer Spotlight Survey

Spotlight surveys were conducted on Mississippi’s six National Forests in an effort measure deer density in fall of 2018.

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Jan

30

Panola County Rabbit Hunt

Mississippi Outdoors went to Panola County to introduce young hunters to rabbit hunting.

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Jan

28

Small Game Opportunities

On this episode of MS Outdoors Radio, we discussed CWD updates and small game opportunities.

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Jan

28

Super-Sized Surprise

The mount is a perfect addition to the cypress swamp display in the lobby of the Jackson MDWFP office. It now serves as a reminder of the unique and diverse natural resources we have in Mississippi.

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Jan

25

Weekly Waterfowl Report

Public and private land reports and habitat assessments during the week ending January 18, 2018

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Jan

23

Grenada Lake Crappie

Mississippi Outdoors went crappie wade fishing at Grenada Lake.

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Jan

22

Holmes County Squirrel Hunt

Mississippi Outdoors went squirrel hunting in Holmes County.

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Jan

21

CWD Updates and Snipe Hunting?!

On this episode of MS Outdoors Radio, we discussed CWD updates and snipe hunting.

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Jan

18

Youth Art Contest

Students across Mississippi are invited to get outdoors and participate in the 2019 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, 2019.

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Jan

18

Ocean Bound!

Visitors will get the opportunity to “dive” into an underwater adventure in Ocean Bound!, a national traveling exhibit at MDWFP’s Mississippi Museum of Natural Science, from January 26, 2019 – May 12, 2019.

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Jan

17

Muscadine Farms Youth Duck Hunt

Mississippi Outdoors went duck hunting with a youth waterfowl camp at Muscadine Farms WMA.

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