Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Deadline Extended For Alligator Permits

Pelahatchie Bay Gator
News From Wildlife Fisheries & Parks

MDWFP Extends Alligator Hunting Application Period

JACKSON - By Executive Order, the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) has extended the period open to persons interested in purchasing applications for lottery-based public water alligator hunting permits.

Due to technical difficulties with the MDWFP’s website on June 15, some interested persons were not able to submit their application. The MDWFP will re-open the application process on June 25, from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 midnight. There are 6 public water alligator hunting zones available. Applicants may apply for any or all zones.

There is a charge of $10 per zone application. Applicants must be residents of Mississippi and at least 16 years of age to apply. A credit card or debit card and an email address are required to purchase applications. To purchase and submit applications, please visit

For more information regarding alligator hunting rules and regulations, visit our website at or call us at 601-432-2199.

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