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Waterfowl season dates told

Special to the Chickasaw Journal JACKSON – The Commission on Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks has approved dates for the 2016-17 waterfowl hunting seasons. Under a new season selection process, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service releases all migratory game bird frameworks in early spring each year providing a “window” of dates from which states may […]

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WMA deer, teal hunting applications available

Special to the Chickasaw Journal JACKSON – The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) is accepting draw permit applications for deer and early season teal on Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs). Applicants must apply online at www.mdwfp.com/draws. All hunters (including under 16, over 65, and handicap) applying for a WMA draw hunt must possess a […]

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Prescribed fire to be set in National Forests, Trace

JACKSON – Residents and passersby may see some smoke in the air beginning this month when the U.S. Forest Service starts its prescribed fire season to prevent wildfires and promote a healthy forest for plants and animals. Prescribed fire, also known as controlled burning, refers to the controlled use of fire by a team of […]

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