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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