Outdoor Briefs September 28, 2012

By NEMS Daily Journal

Trim Cane, Nanih Waiya WMA rabbit hunt draw applications available
Applications are now available for draw permit rabbit hunts with dogs at Nanih Waiya and Trim Cane WMAs. To participate in these hunts, applicants must apply online at www.mdwfp.com before Oct. 15. As with other permitted hunts, there is a charge of $5 for each permit application.
On Nanih Waiya WMA, each permitted hunter may bring up to two guests for each hunt. On Trim Cane WMA, each permitted hunter may bring up to four guests for each hunt.
The hunts will occur on Wednesdays and Saturdays during November and February on Trim Cane WMA and during December through February on Nanih Waiya WMA.

Friends of NRA fundraiser scheduled for Oct. 9 at Tupelo’s Summit Center
People interested in supporting the future of the shooting sports are invited to take part in the Friends of NRA banquet to be held at The Summit Center at 825 N. Gloster St., Tupelo, beginning at 5:30 on Tuesday, Oct. 9.
Friends of NRA is a foundation created in 1992 to raise money separate from the formal National Rifle Association and promote the future of the shooting sports.
Tickets to the event are $35 for a single, $60 for couples. They’re available at BBQ By Jim at 203 Commerce St., Tupelo, and they can also be purchased online at friendsofnra.org.
For information, contact Jones at lk_jones@bellsouth.net, call him at 678-6925 or visit the national foundation’s website at friendsofnra.org.