JACKSON, Miss.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries & Parks (MDWFP) is pleased to announce the release of their Hunting and Fishing Android Application. The Android version of the wildly popular MDWFP iPhone application contains a variety of useful tools and information for Mississippi hunters, anglers and outdoor enthusiasts. Android users can download the application for free in the Google Play store (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.nicusa.huntfishms).
“The MDWFP Hunting and Fishing mobile apps were designed as gateways for sportsmen and sportswomen of Mississippi to communicate with the department using an interactive mobile application,” said Curtis Thornhill, Chief Information Systems Officer for MDWFP. “The hunters and anglers of Mississippi now have a variety of wildlife resources at their fingertips while they are enjoying the outdoors of Mississippi.”
The MDWFP Hunting and Fishing application allows users to purchase their hunting and fishing license, renew their boat registration and access information designed for use in the natural outdoors of Mississippi, all from their mobile device. Outdoor enthusiasts can access the GPS mapping feature to pinpoint nearby state parks and wildlife management areas or capture images of their game in the application’s trophy case. Additionally, a location based sunrise and sunset timer, daily feeding times/moon phases, as well as up to date MDWFP news feeds are all features of the application.
iPhone users can also enjoy the feature-rich application by searching “MDWFP Hunting and Fishing” in the Apple App Store and downloading the application free of charge on their iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad devices. The iPhone version has been downloaded almost 6,000 times since its release in July of 2012.
Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries & Parks – http://www.mdwfp.com
Google Play link for Android devices – https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.nicusa.huntfishms
App Store Link for iOS devices – http://itun.es/i6J22yc
Official State of Mississippi Web Site – http://www.ms.gov
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