Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks
1505 Eastover Drive, Jackson, MS, 39211
Wednesday, June 06, 2012
Mississippi Alligator Hunting Season Expands - Applications Now Accepted
JACKSON - Alligator hunting applications will be accepted June
1-15 for the 2012 alligator season on public waterways.
Applications may be purchased only from the MDWFP website,
www.mdwfp.com/draws. Applicants must be residents of
Mississippi and at least 16 years of age.
For 2012, there are 6 public waterway zones with 810 total
available alligator hunting permits. There is a $10 application fee
per zone; interested hunters may apply for any or all zones.
Applicants must use a credit card for payment and provide a valid
email address when applying. All drawn applicants will be notified
via email within 5 working days after the July 15
Also for 28 open counties, applications will be accepted from
June 1 - July 1 for private lands alligator hunting vouchers. Each
property must have 20 acres of privately owned surface water. There
is a limit of one application per property and special requirements
must be met to qualify. For more information regarding private land
applications visit www.mdwfp.com/alligator.
As in previous years, MDWFP requires that all persons selected
for alligator hunting permits attend an alligator hunting training
course to participate. Training course dates and locations are:
Jones Junior College-August 4, Delta State University-August 11,
and Roosevelt State Park-August 18.
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