8.27 outdoors calendar

THROUGH FEB. 28

n Raccoon season. Daily bag limit, 8; possession, 16.

SEPT. 1

n Fly fishing clinic – Through Sept. 2. $60 fee. Sign up at Trails & Treads, 1715 McCullough Blvd., Suite F. Info: 690-6620.

n Waterfowl hunt permit applications accepted – Through September. Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge, Brooksville. $12.50 fee. Info: 323-5548.

n Canada goose season begins – Through Sept. 20. Daily bag limit, 5; possession, 10.

SEPT. 2

n Boating safety class – 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Bay Springs Resource Office and Visitor Center, Bay Springs Lake. Free. Bring black ink pen, No. 2 pencil and Social Security number. Info: 423-1287.

n Rock climbing trip – Tishomingo State Park. $30 fee. Sign up at Trails & Treads, 1715 McCullough Blvd., Suite F. Info: 690-6620.

n First dove season begins – North Zone, through Sept. 24. Daily bag limit, 15; possession, 30.

SEPT. 3

n Tupelo Marathon.

SEPT. 15

n September teal season begins – Through Sept. 30. Daily bag limit, 4; possession, 8.

SEPT. 18

n Hiking “how-to” seminar – Trails & Treads, 1715 McCullough Blvd., Suite F. Info: 690-6620.

SEPT. 23

n National Hunting and Fishing Day.

n Youth squirrel season (Zone 1) begins – Through Sept. 29 On private lands only. Daily bag limit, 8; possession 16.

SEPT. 30

n Deer archery season begins – Through Nov. 17, either sex on provate or open public lands.

n Squirrel season (Zone 1) begins – through Feb. 28. Daily bag limit 8; possession 8.

OCT. 1

n Opossum, raccoon and bobcat seasons begin – Through Oct. 31 (for food and sport); daily bag limit, 5 (8 per party); possession, 10.

OCT. 7

n Moorhens and rails seasons begin – Through Dec. 15. Daily bag limit, 15 for moorhens, Clapper and King rails, 25 for Sora and Virginia rails. Possession, 30 for moorhens, Clapper and King rails, 25 for Sora and Virginia rails.

OCT. 14

n Rabbit season begins – Through Feb. 28. Daily bag limit, 8; possession, 16.

NOV. 11

n Youth deer season with gun begins – Through Nov. 17. For youths younger than 16. Either sex on private lands only.

n Common snipe season begins – Through Feb. 25. Daily bag limit, 8, possession 16.

NOV. 13

n White-fronted and light geese first season begins – Through Nov. 26.

NOV. 15

n Canada and Brant geese first season begins – Through Nov. 26.

NOV. 18

n Deer gun season with dogs begins – Through Dec. 1. Either sex on private lands, legal bucks only on open public lands.

NOV. 23

n Bobwhite quail season begins – Through Feb. 28. Through March 3. Daily bag limit, 8; possession, 16.

NOV. 24

n First duck season begins – Through Nov. 26. Daily limit,

DEC. 2

n Second duck season begins – Through Dec. 3. Daily limit,

n Canada and Brant geese second season begins – Through Jan. 28.

n White-fronted and light geese second season begins – Through Jan. 28.

n Deer primitive weapon season begins – Through Dec. 15. Either sex on private or open public lands.

DEC. 5

n Third duck season begins – Through Jan. 28. Daily limit,

DEC. 16

n Deer gun season without dogs begins – Either sex on open public lands through Dec. 17. Either sex on private lands and legal buck only on open public lands through Dec. 23.

n Woodcock season begins – Through Jan. 29. Daily bag limit, 3; possession, 6.

DEC. 24

n Deer gun season with dogs begins – Through Jan. 17. Either sex on private lands and legal bucks only on open public lands.

JAN. 18

n Deer primitive weapon season begins – Through Feb. 15. Legal bucks only on private or public lands.

FEB. 3-4

n Youth waterfowl hunts – All eligible species.

APRIL 1

n Frog season begins – Through Sept. 30, 2007. Daily bag limit 25 per night; possession, 50.