• Mississippi Hunting

    Rabbit hunters take center stage

    February is also a great time to own a pack of rabbit dogs.

    February 08 at 7:00am

    Bushytails best beware

    Mississippi’s No. 1 small-game animal remains the squirrel, although hunting pressure continues to plummet. The number of squirrel hunters in the state has dropped by half over the past 50 years.

    February 07 at 7:00am

    Cover

    Finn Norsworthy, 10, from Brandon, was sitting in a double-ladder stand with his father, Mike, when he arrowed this 162-inch buck this past October.

    February 01 at 7:00am

    Deer of the year

    Mississippi hunters put plenty of big bucks on the ground this past season.

    February 01 at 7:00am

    Canecutters and hillbillies

    “Yeah, they ran through the briars and they ran through the brambles, and they ran through the bushes where a rabbit couldn’t go.”

    One would surmise that Jimmy Driftwood, who penned those lines in his song, Battle of New Orleans, which singer Johnny Horton took to No. 1 on Billboard charts in 1959, was a hunter.

    February 01 at 7:00am

    Learn to manage hunting pressure

    This month, I’m going to touch on a subject that applies to deer hunting with any weapon: managing hunting pressure on your herd. In my opinion, no single factor is more important to your success in terms of seeing and harvesting deer — especially mature bucks.  

    February 01 at 7:00am

    Silversport

    Hunters have long been trying to block or camouflage their natural smell from game animals, using scent sprays to camouflage those aromas, storing their hunting clothes in containers that keep them away from unwanted odors or even buying clothes treated with scent blockers.

    February 01 at 7:00am

    QMaxx’s BLU

    Gun owners have a long menu of choices when it comes to protecting their firearms, and a St. Louis-based company, QMaxx Products, has joined the fray with a pretty powerful entry.

    February 01 at 7:00am

    Apply now for WMA turkey hunts

    The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks will accept applications through Feb. 15 for Wildlife Management Area permitted turkey hunts. 

    January 30 at 8:00am

    Teen takes 185-inch cactus buck

    When asked to describe his 18-point, massive, 185-inch buck killed Jan. 13 in the Mississippi Delta, 15-year-old Ross Carpenter didn’t use words like trophy or beautiful or anything like that.

    January 29 at 10:00am

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