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Mississippi Hunting Seasons 2013-2014

by Mike Massey on August 19, 2013

Hunting season in Mississippi is just around the corner. Hunting clubs should take the time now to check their property for any safety issues or concerns. Here are some tips for hunting clubs to increase safety of their members and reduce club liability.

This article is not meant to fully disclose all rules and regulations pertaining to these seasons. To read the full details including bag limits, legal deer definition, seasons, open areas and more, visit the MDWFP hunting season publication.

2013-2014 White-Tailed Deer Hunting Seasons in Mississippi

ZoneWeapon TypeOpen DateClose Date
Hill and Delta*ArcheryOctober 1, 2013November 22, 2013
Hill and Delta*Youth GunNovember 9, 2013January 31, 2014
Hill and Delta*Early Primitive WeaponsNovember 11, 2013November 22, 2013
Hill and Delta*Gun (with dogs)November 23, 2013December 1, 2013
Hill and Delta*Primitive WeaponDecember 2, 2013December 15, 2013
Hill and Delta*Gun (without dogs)December 16, 2013December 23, 2013
Hill and Delta*Gun (with dogs)December 24, 2013January 22, 2014
Hill and Delta*Primitive WeaponJanuary 23, 2014January 31, 2014
Southeast*ArcheryOctober 15, 2013November 16, 2012
Southeast*Youth GunNovember 9, 2013February 15, 2014
Southeast*Gun (with dogs)November 23, 2013December 1, 2013
Southeast*Primitive WeaponDecember 2, 2013December 15, 2013
Southeast*Gun (without dogs)December 16, 2013December 23, 2013
Southeast*Gun (with dogs)December 24, 2013January 22, 2014
Southeast*Primitive WeaponJanuary 28, 2014January 31, 2014
Southeast*Primitive WeaponFebruary 1, 2014February 15, 2014
*limits and regulations apply, see the full MDWFP publication for details.

2013-2014 Turkey Hunting Seasons in Mississippi*

Fall Turkey Season

  • October 15th – November 15th 2013

Spring Turkey Season

  • March 15th-  May 1st

Youth Spring Turkey Season

  • March 8th – March 14th

*Read full details including bag limits and open areas at http://www.mdwfp.com/media/7311/hunting_seasons.pdf

2013-2014 Small Game Hunting Seasons in Mississippi*

*To read the full details including bag limits, legal definitions, seasons, open areas and more, visit the MDWFP hunting season publication.

SpeciesOpen DateClose Date
RabbitOctober 12February 28
Bobwhite QuailNovember 28March 1
FrogApril 1September 30
RaccoonJuly 1September 30
Opossum, Raccoon, and Bobcat (food and sport)October 1October 31
Opossum, Raccoon, and Bobcat (food, sport, and pelt)November 1February 28
TrappingNovember 1February 28

2013–2014 Squirrel Hunting Season in Mississippi*

*To read the full details including bag limits, legal definitions, seasons, open areas and more, visit the MDWFP hunting season publication.

ZoneOpen DateClose Date
Zone 1September 28, 2013February 28, 2014
Zone 2October 12, 2013February 28, 2014
Zone 3October 26, 2013February 28, 2014
Zone 1 YouthSeptember 21, 2013September 27, 2013
Zone 2 YouthOctober 5, 2013October 11, 2013
Zone 3 YouthOctober 19, 2013October 25, 2013

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