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Useful Phone Numbers

Hunting Regulations Icon Mississippi Hunting & Fishing

Beaver Problems/Animal Damage Control – USDA/WS – (662) 325-3014

Boat Registration/Titling – MDWFP – (601) 432-2055

Commercial Fishing – Fisheries – (601) 432-2200

Commercial Quail Breeders’ Licenses – Regional Offices – see Wildlife Management Areas

Commercial Wildlife Enclosures – Regional Offices – see  Wildlife Management Areas

Disabled Hunting – MDWFP – (601) 432-2055

DMAP (Deer Mgmt. Assistance Program) – MDWFP – (601) 432-2199

Ducks/Geese with Leg Bands – USGS – reportband.gov

Environmental complaints (state) – MDEQ – (888) 786-0661

Environmental complaints (federal, EPA) – USEPA – (800) 241-1754

Environmental complaints – (federal, Corps of Engineers) – USACOE – (601) 631-5546

Falconry Permits – MDWFP – (601) 432-2196

Field Trial Permits (Bird Dog, Raccoon Hunt, Fox Hunt) – Regional Offices – see  Wildlife Management Areas

Fish Kills (on public waters) – MEMA (24 hrs/day) – (800) 222-6362

Hunter Education – MDWFP – (601) 432-2180

Lifetime License – MDWFP – (601) 432-2055

McHenry Shooting Range – MDWFP – (601) 928-1645

McIvor Shooting Range – MDWFP – (662) 487-1946 (Charles Ray Nix WMA)

Mississippi Outdoors Magazine – MDWFP – (601) 432-2244 or (888) 874-5785 (to subscribe)

Mississippi Outdoors Television/Media – MDWFP – (601) 432-2250 or 432-2251

Pond /Aquatic Plant / Exotic Species Assistance – Fisheries – (601) 432-2200

Salt Water Regulations – MDMR – (228) 374-5000

Scientific Collecting Permits – Museum – (601) 576-6060

Shooting Preserves – Regional Offices – see  Wildlife Management Areas

Sportsman’s License – MDWFP – (601) 432-2055

State Fishing Lakes – Fisheries – (601) 432-2206

Tamed Quail Permit (To train bird dogs) – Regional Offices – see  Wildlife Management Areas

Taxidermy Permits – Regional Offices – see  Wildlife Management Areas

Turcotte Shooting Range – MDWFP – (601) 859-3421

Reservoirs

Arkabutla – (662) 562-6261

Bay Springs – (662) 423-1287

Columbus Area Office, COE (Tenn-Tom Waterway) – (662) 327-2142

Enid – (662) 563-4571

Grenada – (662) 226-5911

Okatibbee – (601) 626-8431

Pickwick – (256) 386-2601

Ross Barnett – (601) 856-6574

Sardis – (662) 563-4531

Miscellaneous Numbers

Agriculture Museum – (601) 432-4500

MS Audubon Society – (662) 252-1155

Delta Wildlife Inc. – (662) 686-3370

Ducks Unlimited – (601) 956-1936

Grand Gulf Military Park – (601) 437-5911

Gulf Islands National Seashore – (228) 875-9057

Jackson Zoo – (601) 352-2580

MS Dept. of Agriculture and Commerce – (601) 359-1100

MS Dept. of Environmental Quality – (601) 961-5171

MS Dept. of Marine Resources – (228) 374-5000

MS Forestry Commission – (601) 359-1386

MS Nature Conservancy – (601) 713-3355 – MS Wildlife Federation – (601) 605-1790 – Natchez Trace Parkway-Tupelo – (662) 680-4027
Ridgeland – (601) 856-7321

National Forest Service MS – (601) 965-1600

Natural Resources Conservation Service – (601) 965-5205

Pat Harrison Waterway District – (800) 748-9618

U.S. Geological Survey – (601) 933-2900

U.S. Coast Guard-Gulfport – (228) 868-3743

Vicksburg Military Park – (601) 636-0583

Wildlife Mississippi – (662) 686-3375

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, National Wildlife Refuges, and Fish Hatchery

Bogue Chitto NWR – (985) 882-2000

Coldwater River NWR – (662) 226-8286

Dahomey NWR – (662) 742-9331

Grand Bay NWR – (228) 475-0765

Hillside NWR – (662) 235-4989

Holt Collier NWR – (662) 839-2638

Jackson Office – (601) 965-4900

Mississippi Sandhill Crane NWR – (228) 497-6322

Morgan Brake and Matthews Brake NWR – (662) 235-4989

Noxubee NWR – (662) 323-5548

Panther Swamp NWR – (662) 836-3005

Private John Allen NFH – (662) 842-1341

St. Catherine Creek NWR – (601) 442-6696

Tallahatchie NWR – (662) 226-8286

T. Roosevelt NWR Complex – (662) 839-2638

Yazoo NWR – (662) 839-2638

Corps of Engineer Districts and Management Areas

Memphis – (800) 317-4156

Mobile – (251) 690-2576

Vicksburg – (601) 631-5000

National Forests

Bienville – (601) 469-3811, Forest

Chickasawhay – (601) 428-0594, Laurel

Delta – (662) 873-6256, Rolling Fork

DeSoto – (601) 528-6160, Wiggins

Holly Springs – (662) 236-6550, Oxford

Homochitto – (601) 384-5876, Meadville

State Office – (601) 965-1600, Jackson

Tombigbee – (662) 285-3264, Ackerman