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Bama gator fuels Mississippi fever

Within hours after the news broke about a team of Alabama hunters taking a monster alligator early in that state’s season, it created envy — and some anxiety — among Mississippi sportsmen with permits for the Aug. 29-Sept. 8 season.

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Yesterday at 8:00 pm
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Biologists begin red snapper stocking

Over 2,000 juvenile red snapper were released Friday on an artificial reef south of Ship Island, the first of three stockings in 2014 that biologists hope will produce more of the popular game fish along Mississippi’s Gulf Coast.

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August 20 at 12:00 pm
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Canemount WMA draw hunt application period begins

While the application process is just beginning at one of Mississippi’s most popular Wildlife Management Areas, the period to apply for another quality hunting opportunity has been extended.

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August 20 at 8:00 am
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Potential world-record gator harvested Saturday in Alabama

Everything’s bigger in Texas - except alligators, apparently.

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August 19 at 12:00 pm
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16 public-land dove hunting fields available

Dove-hunting seasons will be kicking off in September, but if you don’t own a field you are just out of luck, right? Wrong.

The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks offers a lot of opportunities — on both private lands and on 16 WMAs across the state.

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August 19 at 8:00 am
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Snapper meeting Aug. 19 in Gulfport

A Gulf of Mexico Fisheries Management Council (Council) plan to divide recreational fishing — and its quota of red snapper †— into segments is drawing vehement opposition from both private and charter fishermen on the Mississippi Coast.

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August 18 at 12:30 pm
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Choose the right fishing line

Today’s fishing is crowded with choices to be made. Where to fish and what to do when we get there are definitely on that list.

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August 18 at 8:00 am
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Fishing through the heat

As we said at the beginning, it’s tough to enjoy a full day of fishing during August’s torrid dog days of summer.

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August 15 at 12:00 pm
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Cranking productivity

For more and more crappie anglers, summer fishing includes pulling crankbaits. Granted, for the few hardcore crankers, summer comes two to three months into our cranking season.

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August 15 at 8:00 am
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Duck season to end early

Unfortunately for Mississippi duck hunters, the state’s 2014-15 season will end at the earliest date possible — Jan. 25 — costing waterfowlers six precious days during the peak of migration.

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August 14 at 8:00 am
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Donít forget Hunter Ed

With hunting season rapidly approaching, sportsmen and women of all ages are getting excited at the prospects of soon donning camo, grabbing a shotgun and hitting the fields, woods and even the water.

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August 13 at 12:00 pm
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Is silence golden?

Is there is an avid angler who hasn’t wondered about the effects of outboard motors, trolling motors or even the sounds of fishing on fish?†

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August 13 at 8:00 am
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Tips to catch nighttime bass on huge worms

As the last rays of light faded away at dusk, a seasoned angler cast a magnum worm into the depths and let it glide slowly toward the bottom some 15 to 17 feet down.

Working the Mannís Grape Jelly Worm back over the submerged ledge, he hesitated an instant as it climbed over the brush top.

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August 12 at 8:00 am
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Hog Heaven

Crouching low to the ground, I strain to see through the tangled jungle of briars and pin oaks ahead. It is fairly easy crawling, as I make my way toward the commotion, barely 40 yards more.

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August 11 at 8:00 am
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Think outside the box for fall plots

Itís never too early to plan ahead for fall wildlife food plots. It may be hot as a firecracker outside with sweltering humidity to match, but the universal targeted Labor Day planting date is fast approaching.Read More...
August 08 at 8:00 am
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Dog days tasks at the deer-hunting club

Last May my deer-hunting club held its annual corporate meeting as required by the Secretary of State’s office for registered corporations in Mississippi. Once we got the formal agenda out of the way, we concentrated on the real issues: How to continue to transform our 600-acre holding into a really good deer-hunting property?

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August 07 at 8:00 pm
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