Mississippi likely to drop primitive-arms seasons for deer February 19, 2013

Mississippi Deer Population, Management News and Information Archive

... A bill with strong support in the Mississippi Legislature would remove the primitive-arms requirements during certain seasons in the state.... "The archery guys are throwing fits because they see it as a first step to eliminating archery season,"  [Cliff Covington, president-elect of the Mississippi Wildlife Federation] ... it may be an attempt to eventually return to a true primitive-weapons season...

Deer hunting weapons bill goes to Miss. governor March 14, 2013 Mississippi, SunHerald.com
... primitive weapon deer season in Mississippi. A bill that would allow hunters to use weapons of choice on private land during this brief part of deer season is headed to the desk of Gov. Phil Bryant... House Bill 1139 would apply only if the hunter is the landowner or is leasing the land, a member of a hunting club, or a guest...

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