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Fall snapper seasons announced

Mississippi’s coastal anglers will have additional red snapper opportunities this fall, according to a special season announced Friday by the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources.

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September 29 at 9:30 am
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Archery a week away in Hill and Delta Zones

For whatever reason, and many say it was the weather, Mississippi’s overall deer harvest was down during the 2013-14 season.

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September 25 at 8:00 am
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Youth squirrel season opens

Mississippi’s new statewide squirrel season structure opens today, with the first day of the youth season for hunters aged 15 and under.

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September 24 at 1:30 pm
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WMA man-use data important resource

Hunting pressure is a prime concern to deer hunters, for hunters looking for a decent buck on public lands.

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September 23 at 8:00 pm
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7 bass-fishing mistakes to avoid

There are those who fish for bass, and then there are those who consistently catch largemouths.

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September 23 at 8:00 am
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Top 3 steps to prep your bow

That first cool front is (hopefully) on its way south ≠— the first sign that fall is fast approaching. When the scalding summer temperatures are broken, it’s a bet you’ll start thinking about where best to ambush that deer you’ve been watching all summer on trail cams.

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September 22 at 8:00 am
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Keep fishing rods organized, safe

Admit it: Your rods are stuck in a corner of your garage, with the line and tips tangled. So every time you head out fishing you have to carefully pick through the mess to ensure you don’t break a rod tip.

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September 21 at 12:00 pm
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Cranking out bass as fall approaches

Fumes from the outboard were still detectable on the breeze, but already Pete Ponds was on the front deck, with the trolling motor down and his hands on his crankbait rod.

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September 19 at 8:00 am
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Four saltwater records confirmed Tuesday

Mississippi’s Commission on Marine Resources certified four new state saltwater fishing records on Tuesday, and don’t be surprised if you’ve never heard of at least three of the species.

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September 18 at 8:00 pm
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Micro plots have a niche

In an attempt to be sneaky at my deer camp, last year I decided to put up a couple of hidden stands and I bought two Millennium T-100 lightweight tripods. While only 10 feet high from the seat position they are remarkably easy to hide along woodland edges.

I posted one stand on a dead end ATV trail on the north end of the property between two thickets of timber. On one side was a cutover, thick as bear hide but an ideal hideout for bucks. On the other side was a dense stand of mixed hard and soft woods that led to a swamp. The area had always been a travel corridor.

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September 18 at 8:00 am
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Ultimate Outdoors Expo this weekend

If there is one major thing that most outdoors shows, which promote hunting or fishing equipment, share in common, oddly enough, it is the indoors.†

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September 17 at 7:30 am
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Know when to be in the woods this deer season

The rut drives wary bucks out of hiding, providing hunters with the best opportunity of the season to catch mature deer roaming about during shooting hours.

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September 16 at 8:00 am
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Rattlesnake bite hospitalizes Claiborne County hunter during work day

Dana Sanders grew up in Vicksburg, and his family still has a farm just to the south in Claiborne County. And, these days he’s lucky enough to spend most of his time in the outdoors as part of his job as a wetlands consultant along the coast.

So Sanders knows to be careful when in snake territory. But he learned Saturday, when he was bitten on the leg by a mature timber rattlesnake, that one careless moment can have painful consequences.

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September 15 at 10:59 am
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Septemberís Top 5 fishing trips

Looking for a place to fish this month? Try one of these:

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September 15 at 8:00 am
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Rez stripers starting to heat up

It really wasn’t fair last year, since so many bass fishermen were on Barnett Reservoir in September and then October, pre-fishing for the B.A.S.S. Central Open that was held on the lake.

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September 14 at 9:00 am
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Itty-bitty blades find big olí fall bass

The cold chill from the early morning boat ride was still numbing the bones when the small white-skirted spinnerbait made its first splash of the day.

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September 12 at 12:00 pm
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