Deer and early teal hunting applications available Aug. 3 - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

Deer and early teal hunting applications available Aug. 3

JACKSON, MS -

This is a news release from the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries & Parks. 

Beginning August 3, the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) will accept draw permit applications for deer and early season teal hunts on Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs).  Applicants must apply online atwww.mdwfp.com/draws and have a valid Mississippi hunting license before applying for a WMA draw hunt.

Permitted deer hunts will be available for Black Prairie, Charles Ray Nix, Hell Creek, Great River Road, Mahannah, Natchez State Park, Sardis Waterfowl, Sky Lake, Trim Cane, Twin Oaks, and Yockanookany WMAs.  Youth and disabled hunting opportunities are available on Sardis Waterfowl, Natchez State Park, and Trim Cane WMAs. Applicants for youth deer hunts on Sardis Waterfowl WMA and Natchez State Park must be 15 years of age or younger.  Applicants for deer hunts at Trim Cane WMA must have a physical condition which makes them fully dependent on a wheelchair for mobility or be 15 years of age or younger.

Permitted early season teal hunts will be available on Howard Miller and Muscadine Farms WMAs.  

For more information regarding wildlife management areas in Mississippi, visit our website at www.mdwfp.com/wma or call us at (601) 432-2199.  

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