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Hunters bagged 918 alligators on Mississippi public waters

Great weather, high water and increasing expertise made for a good alligator season in Mississippi’s public waters, says state alligator program coordinator Ricky Flynt. Hunters took 918 alligators from Mississippi’s public waters this year, up 153 from last year’s harvest, the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks said. Paul Edwards of Okolona and five others tied a state record ...

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Mississippi’s alligator hunting season opens Friday

Mississippi’s alligator hunting season opens at noon Friday for 10 days. The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks says a total of 930 permits in seven hunting zones statewide were offered in two random drawings in mid-June. There were over 4,000 applicants. The department’s alligator program coordinator, Ricky Flynt, says he’s expecting high participation among hunters during the season, ...

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Deadline to buy alligator-hunting license approaching

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — Friday is the deadline to apply for a permit to hunt alligators on public waterways in Mississippi. Applicants must be Mississippi residents age 16 and above. For 2012, there are six public waterway zones with 810 total available gator permits. Also for 28 open counties, applications will be accepted through July 1 for private lands alligator hunting ...

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