Governor Reeves signs bill to create Velvet Hunting Season into law

Published 12:49 pm Friday, April 15, 2022

JACKSON — Mississippi’s governor Tate Reeves signed HB 1035 into law Thursday afternoon to create a velvet hunting season. MDWFP is authorized to start the season on September 10 and end September 20.  It will become law on July 1, 2022. 

This season will require a special velvet season permit and will be limited to archery only. 

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