The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks is accepting draw permit applications for rabbit and deer hunting on 10 state Wildlife Management Area, including two for youth and physically challenged hunters.
Applicants must apply online at www.mdwfp.com from Aug. 1 – 31. There will be a charge of $5 for each permit application. Permitted rabbit hunts will be available at Nanih Waiya WMA.
Permitted deer hunts are available for at Natchez State Park, Black Prairie, Charles Ray Nix, Hell Creek, Mahannah, Sardis Waterfowl, Sky Lake, Twin Oaks, Trim Cane, and Yockanookany WMAs. Youth and handicapped hunting opportunities are available at Sardis Waterfowl and Trim Cane WMAs.
Applicants for youth deer hunts at Sardis Waterfowl WMA must be 15 years of age or younger. Applicants for deer hunts at Trim Cane WMA must have a physical condition which makes them fully dependent on a wheelchair for mobility or be 15 years of age or younger.