Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks
1505 Eastover Drive, Jackson, MS, 39211
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Governor’s Signature Edition Mississippi Duck Stamp and Print Available
JACKSON -Waterfowl hunters can get an early start on the
season by purchasing their 2012/2013 Mississippi Duck Stamp. The
stamp is available for purchase and features an image of a drake
green-winged teal, photographed by award-winning photographer Joe
Mac Hudspeth, Jr. While being the smallest of North American
Ducks, the green-winged teal is highly prized by duck hunters, as
it is the second most commonly harvested bird behind the
The Governor's Signature Edition is a special collector's
series, prized by duck enthusiasts and historians alike. This
collector's series is sought after because of the unique period in
time it represents. The first year of a new governor's term is the
only time this special collector's series is available.
Mississippi's history has duck hunting at its heart and sportsmen
at the helm. The tradition of a governor signing stamps and
numbered prints dates back to 1988. Governor Bryant is an ardent
supporter of the Mississippi's hunting heritage.
A percentage of the proceeds go to the Mississippi Department
of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks to be used in the continuing
effort toward wildlife conservation in Mississippi.
To order, call Joe Mac Hudspeth, Jr. (601) 992-0752 or email
firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit www.southernfocus.com to view
previous Mississippi Duck Stamp/ Sportsman License prints
photographed by Joe Mac Hudspeth, Jr.
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