2018 Mississippi Wildlife Extravaganza

August 3-5 at the Mississippi Trademart

Come gear up and have fun at the 32nd edition of the MWF Wildlife Extravaganza! More than 200 exhibitors from all over North America will be at the ‘Ganza as we kick off the hunting season with demonstrations, events and more. As the MWF’s largest fundraiser you’ll also be supporting our efforts to preserve Mississippi’s Wildlife Legacy.


Adults $10; Children 6-12 $5; Children 5 and under Free; Weekend Pass $20; FRIDAY – KIDS DAY – Children 12 and under FREE;

FridayAugust 3rd2 pm - 8 pmKid's Day
SaturdayAugust 4th9 am - 7 pm
SundayAugust 5th10 am - 5 pm

2018 Ganza Program & Seminar Schedule

Chevy Ride and Drive
Visit with Will Primos

Visit with Will Primos

As a young boy, Will Primos couldn’t wait until he was old enough to tag along on Primos family duck hunts. In 1963, an 11-year old Will crafted his first duck call, and the rest is history. From that first effort evolved what is now heralded as the most accurate, most reliable call on the market, the legendary Primos Hunting Call. Today Primos Hunting makes calls for every variety of game species in North America, along with blinds, trail cameras, and hundreds of other hunting products. In 1986 Will produced his first video, “Spring Turkey Hunting with Primos.”

Dozens more videos followed over the years, with popular series focused on hunting deer, elk, turkeys, predators, waterfowl, and a variety of big game. Will’s weekly TV show, PRIMOS TRUTH ABOUT HUNTING, made its debut with Outdoor Channel’s original slate of shows, and quickly became a fan favorite. While the team still hunts far and wide, this season finds Will and company getting back to their roots, hunting whitetails in the Mississippi Delta and Mississippi River bottomlands, just as he did in his youth.

Jason Reynolds High-Flying Retrievers

Jason Reynolds Fetch N' Fish
and High-Flying Retrievers

Jason Reynolds is a nationally recognized entertainer and dog trainer. Jason puts on a family fun dog show that is aimed at getting the kids involved. “We just get the kids involved. All about getting kids involved in the outdoors.”

Families show up by the hundreds for this event, so be sure to get there early to ensure you will have a spot near the Fetch-n-fish tank. This is a show you won't want to miss.

The highlight of the show, Jason says, is obviously the dogs. His trained labs will warm your hearts and bring joy to you when you see them fly through the air into the Fetch-n-Fish tub.

The dogs show off on the ground and in the water taking a splash in the giant tub. Jason's trained retrievers follow close instruction and can jump more than 30 plus feet into the water — It is amazing! Jason also uses live fish during the demonstration at the fish tub seminars to teach visitors casting and a variety of fishing techniques.

Come meet Cheeto, Dorito, Frito, Jackpot and Boondock and enjoy Jason's fishing seminars throughout the Mississippi Wildlife Extravaganza schedule.

MWF Duck Calling Contest
Deep South Safari
Big Buck Contest
Boots & Bling
Small Town Hunting
Real South Hunting
Paul Meek Outdoors
Turkey Talk with Preston Pittman
David Ellis
Kids Day

Free Events for the Kids

Kids shooting bb guns


Sponsored by Bass Pro and MSU Extension Service


Sponsored by Mississippi Handgrabbers Association and Keesler Federal Credit Union
Child holding a fishing rod


Sponsored by Dick's Sporting Goods
Man helping child aim a bow and arrow


Sponsored by Southern Traditional Archery Association

Free Giveaways for the Kids

MWF T-Shirt

Free Kid's MWF T-shirts

Free T-shirts for the kids at the show exit while supplies last.

BlueCross BlueShield Logo
Fish Grips

Free Youth Fishing Grips

Free to the first 100 Children at The Fish Grip's Booths: #416 & #418 starting Friday at 3 p.m while supplies last.

Fish Grips Logo
Grunt Call


Free to the first 100 Children at Primos Booths: #403 & #502 starting Friday at 4 p.m. while supplies last.

Primos Hunting Logo
Lil' Quackers


Free to the first 100 Children at Hayes Calls Booth: #300 starting Friday at 5 p.m. while supplies last.

Hayes Calls Logo
Zebco Rod and Reel


Free to the first 100 Children at MWF Booth: #200 & #202 starting Friday at 6 p.m. while supplies last.

Mississippi Wildlife Federation Logo

'Ganza Hotel Rates

Make your stay a great one with special offers from Jackson's best lodgings.

Hilton Jackson - Group Code MWFE8
Host hotel accommodations are provided by the Hilton Jackson. Call for rate. Click here to reserve a room. Or you may call 1-800-263-0524. Use group code: MWFE8.
Holiday Inn Hotel Trustmark Park - Group Code MWF
Host hotel accommodations are provided by the Holiday Inn Hotel Trustmark Park in Pearl, MS. Rates are 109.99 per night. Click here to reserve a room. Or you may call 601-939-5238 and use the code MWF.
Holiday Inn Express Jackson Downtown - Group Code MWF
Host hotel accommodations are provided by the Holiday Inn Express Jackson Downtown, 310 Greymont St, Jackson, MS. Rates are 93.00 per night. To reserve a room, you may call 601-948-4466 and use the code MWF.
Cabot Lodge Jackson North
Host hotel accommodations are provided by the Cabot Lodge Jackson North in Ridgeland, MS. Call for rate. To reserve a room, call 601-957-0757 and ask for the MS Wildlife Extravaganza.

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