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All hunters (including under 16, over 65, and handicap) applying for a WMA draw hunt must possess a CURRENT VALID WMA PERMIT, LIFETIME HUNTING LICENSE or a YOUTH EXEMPT LICENSE to apply for a WMA Draw Hunt.
If you need to purchase or renew your license click here.

After purchasing or renewing your license you must wait 24 hours until you can apply for WMA Draw Hunts.
This is to assure your license information is updated in the WMA Draw Hunt database.

Application PeriodsApplication Status
Deer - August 1st to August 31st
Canemount WMA - August 1st to August 31st
Turkey - January 15th to February 15th
Early Teal - August 1st to August 15th
Rabbit - August 1st to October 15th
Youth Dove - August 1st to August 15th
Phil Bryant - September 3rd to September 17th
Mahannah - September 3rd to September 17th
Twin Oaks - September 3rd to September 17th

Waterfowl Application Periods
Period 1: Oct. 28 - Nov. 10
Period 2: Nov. 11 - Nov. 24
Period 3: Nov. 25 - Dec. 8
Period 4: Dec. 9 - Dec. 22
Period 5: Dec. 23 - Jan. 5

To apply for a hunt click on the link below in the Accepting Applications section - See dates to the left for application periods.
Accepting ApplicationsCompleted (CURRENT) Drawings
There are no drawings open for application at this time. Turkey
    -Black Prairie WMA Permitted Turkey
    -Ward Bayou WMA Youth Permitted Turkey
    -Copiah County WMA Permitted Turkey
    -Sardis Waterfowl WMA Youth Permitted Turkey
    -Natchez State Park Permitted Youth Turkey
    -Canemount WMA Permitted Turkey
    -Charles Ray Nix WMA Youth Permitted Turkey
    -Tuscumbia WMA Permitted Turkey
    -Hell Creek WMA Youth Permitted Turkey