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Mississippi Muzzleloader Hunting Season

Mississippi Muzzleloader Hunting Season

Updated as of 4/3/2020 - “Primitive firearms,” for the purpose of hunting deer, are defined as single- or double-barreled, muzzle-loading rifles of at least .38 caliber; OR single-shot, breech-loading, metallic-cartridge rifles (.35 caliber or larger) and replicas, reproductions, or reintroductions of those type rifles with an exposed hammer; OR single or double-barreled, muzzle-loading shotguns, with single ball or slug. All muzzleloading primitive firearms must use black powder or a black powder substitute with percussion caps, #209 shotgun primers, or flintlock ignition. “Blackpowder substitute” is defined as a substance designed, manufactured, and specifically intended to be used as a propellant in muzzleloading or other black powder firearms, excluding modern smokeless powder. Metallic cartridges may be loaded with either black powder or modern smokeless powder (cartridges purchased at sporting goods stores)."

 

MISSISSIPPI MUZZLELOADER HUNTING SEASONS

 

Muzzleloader Deer Hunts

Season Season Dates Legal Deer Zone
Primitive Nov 11th - Nov 22nd Antlerless Only Northeast, East Central & Southwest
Primitive Dec 2nd - Dec 15th Either Sex Northeast, East Central & Southwest
Primitive Jan 23rd - Jan 31st Either Sex Northeast, East Central & Southwest
Primitive Dec 2nd - Dec 15th Either Sex Southeast
Primitive Jan 23rd - Jan 31st Either Sex Southeast
Primitive Feb 1st - Feb 15th Legal Bucks Only Southeast
Primitive Nov 11th - Nov 22nd Antlerless Only Delta
Primitive Dec 2nd - Dec 15th Either Sex Delta
Primitive Jan 23rd - Jan 31st Either Sex Delta

 
MISSISSIPPI MUZZLELOADER HUNTING SEASON REGULATIONS 
     

  • Muzzleloaders must be .38 caliber or larger
  • Muzzleloaders must use black powder or black powder substitute
  • Scopes are legal
  • Sabots are legal

 

This information is subject to change, for more information visit: Mississippi Hunting Regulations

 
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