The hunting terrain across northern Mississippi is some of the most varied in the state, giving hunters opportunities to take deer from the lower reaches of the Appalachians to the deep rich Delta soils along the Mississippi River.
Plenty of hunting land is available, both private and public, with 17 Wildlife Management Areas open to hunting in either the Northwest or Northeast Regions.
For some, it’s the money, leaving and/or filling their pockets. Still others cherish the sounds of the Christmas season.
For serious waterfowlers, like Jay Gunn, it’s that familiar sound that emanates from the waterfowl blind when the duck and goose bands on his call lanyard come in contact to make a kind of music only hunters can appreciate.
“Pattern” is a term often used in the outdoors, especially as it relates to hunting and fishing.
Webster’s has several definitions, but one hits a bulls-eye when as it applies to white-tailed deer: “a composite of traits or features characteristic of an individual, such as in behavioral patterns.”