Divide Section Wildlife Management Area Updated:04/2023

The Divide Section Wildlife Management Area (DSWMA) is located in the northeast corner of Mississippi in Tishomingo and Prentiss counties.  This WMA lies on both sides of the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway (TTW) stretching from the Yellow Creek arm of Pickwick Lake on the Tennessee River, southward to Bay Springs Lake, a 2,700 acre impoundment on the TTW.  The nearest towns to the DSWMA are Corinth and Iuka on the northern end and Belmont and Booneville on the southern end.  There are also two state parks near the area, J.P. Coleman State Park located north of Iuka and Tishomingo State Park located between Iuka and Belmont. 

At the southern end of the WMA on the west side of Bay Springs Lake, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) operates a full service campground and swimming beach called Piney Grove Campground.

Hunting and Fishing:

  • Deer
  • Quail
  • Wild turkey
  • Squirrel
  • Rabbit
  • Stocked ponds: largemouth bass, bluegill, some have channel catfish

From the intersection of Hwy 72 and Hwy 25 in Iuka, go south on Hwy 25 4.4 miles to the Midway Community. Turn west on Hwy 364 and go 4.0 miles to the Divide Section WMA. Headquarters compound is on the right.

Contact Divide Section Wildlife Management Area

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Contact Divide Section Wildlife Management Area

3999-3993 Co Rd 961
Tishomingo, MS  38873
Phone: (662) 423-1455

Service Area

Services provided in:
  • Prentiss County, Mississippi
  • Tishomingo County, Mississippi