Wildlife & Hunting

Trail Camera Survey Information and Permit Application 

Camera survey pictures

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.   

People looking at pics

Students at a Deer Management Workshop analyzing camera survey photos.

Literature on the Camera Survey Technique:

Camera survey pictures on a table

Depending 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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