Deer Hunting In Mississippi No Longer a Well-Kept Secret!
Being a lifelong resident and hunter in Mississippi, I have said for years that deer hunting in the Magnolia State was a well-kept secret. Well now the secret is out! According to an article in the June/July issue of Outdoor Life magazine, Mississippi has been ranked seventh in the top ten states in the nation for producing big bucks. The rankings are based on four criteria: 1) Number of bucks qualifying for Boone & Crockett records. 2) Hunter density in the state. 3) The cost of guided hunts. 4) Laws and regulations being hunter friendly. To view the Outdoor Life article visit www.outdoorlife.com/whitetailscale. One reason for the ranking is the excellent work of the biologists with the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks through the Deer Management Assistance Program (DMAP). Also, many landowners and clubs have engaged private wildlife biologists, formed management associations and joined groups like QDMA to…Read More→