Officials say Mississippi hunters need to harvest more deer November 21, 2014 Mississippi

Mississippi Deer Population, Management News and Information Archive

... The first gun season with dogs begins Saturday on a statewide level and will remain open through Dec. 1... The Mississippi deer herd is estimated between 1.75 and two-million across the 82 counties which has increased from 1.25 to 1.5 million a few years ago.  In 2013-24, Mississippi had 149,046 licensed hunters that harvested 263,705 deer. That breaks down to 1.8 deer – doe and bucks mixed – per hunter...

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