Mississippi Bow hunting Season,Regulations and license fees
Mississippi is a land that is full of hunting opportunities. The presence of a massive river and almost impenetrable delta regions across the state make it a paradise for various wild species.
Apart from that, the fertile land and crops of many areas of Mississippi attract quails, pheasants, razorback boars, and other birds and beasts. It also has one of the largest herds of deer in North America.
Since black bears are considered endangered in Mississippi so the hunting season is closed by the state as a precaution. However, wild boars are present in a huge amount in this region and also a great hunting opportunity for the hunters.
Mississippi Bowhunting Season
|Alligator (General Season)||Public Waters: Aug. 27-Sept. 6|
|Alligator (General Season)||Private Lands: Aug. 28-Sept. 20|
|Deer||Oct. 1-Nov. 29**|
(Fall General Season)
|Oct. 15-Nov. 15|
(Spring Youth Season)
(Spring General Season)
|March 15-May 1|
Bowhunting License Fee In Mississippi
|Sportsman’s License (Archery)||Resident||$45|
|Deer Hunter Package (Archery)||Resident||$60|
|Mississippi Hunter Package (Archery)||Resident||$70|
|NR Deer Hunter Package (Archery)||Nonresident||$380|
|NR MS Super Sportsman Package (Archery)||Nonresident||$469|
Total Area And Regulations For Hunting By the State
Did you know that Mississippi is among the largest states in the U.S. and hunters can easily access more than a million acres of national forests around the region?
The state allows longbows, recurves, compound bows, and crossbows for hunting. Hunters are not obliged to follow any minimum or maximum draw weight or any minimum arrow length. However, they can be fixed or mechanical.
Fun Facts About Bow Hunting In the State
Mississippi is a land of forests as 63% of its total area which is about 16.2 million acres is forest-based.