Archery season in most of Mississippi opens Oct. 1. For deer hunters, it is a special time, as it begins the four-month deer season.
It’s as predictable as sunrise, as traditional as college football. It’s the concentrated bass action that occurs each fall in creeks and backwaters throughout Mississippi.
The Chunky River is a quiet anglers dream. Slow enough to allow plenty of fishing time, fast enough to make the ride interesting and diversified enough to make the trip well worth an angler’s time.
Matthew Bates put the hammer down on the gas, and his boat popped up on plane and we were cruising up lake past the casino in search of an action-packed day at school.
When the Bass Anglers Sportsman Society announced a year ago that it would be returning to Ross Barnett Reservoir near Jackson for the 10th time, the biggest news was that the Bassmaster Central Open event would be in October.
Mother Nature can be a fickle mistress. One summer you get no love from the clouds, and the next year they won’t stop pouring rain.
• The pig should be hung from a hind leg and thoroughly hosed with lots of fresh water.
Many deer hunters who use a bow consistently talk about the added challenge of using archery equipment for tagging trophy bucks. What a gross understatement that turns out to be.
Look back at the state-record archery buck, and learn how to stick a deer of your own.