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Trail Camera Survey Information and Permit Application 


An exciting trail camera photo from a survey done in Sharkey County, MS.


There are THOUSANDS of trail cameras in the woods of Mississippi each year, but few hunters and managers take advantage of a full-fledged trail camera survey to help gather important and useful management data.  Review the links below and let your Deer Program Biologist know if they can help you design a survey and help interpret the results on the property you hunt or manage.   



Students at a Deer Management Workshop analyzing camera survey photos.


Literature on the Camera Survey Technique:

Camera_survey_picsDepending on deer density, camera survey analysis can take many hours to complete.  Above are stacks of individual buck photos from a property in Hancock County. 

 Camera Survey Permit Application:

 Other Useful Links:



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