Outdoor writers often fail readers by making assumptions, such as using terminology that only seasoned deer hunters would understand. For example, using “choose a stand location on an active trail between a bedding area and a food source” without defining a bedding area or the food source fails the new deer hunter.
George Arrington scoured the woods looking for the flick of a tail, a twitch of an ear, or the glint of an antler, anything resembling a buck during the 2012 youth deer season. Deer started moving in to feed near his stand, intensifying the young hunter’s excitement.
Mississippi is one of the best places in the country to deer hunt. Our seasons are long, from October through February, our bag limits liberal with five does and three bucks. We have nearly two million acres of public hunting lands including 51 state wildlife management areas, seven national forests and 11 National Wildlife Refuges.