• Mississippi Hunting

    Cover

    Chad McGinty killed this trophy buck the day after Christmas last season in Yazoo County. He didn’t have to worry about the October Lull. It was long past.

    October 01 at 7:00am

    Old Cypress Outdoors Tree Stand

    If you let bow season sneak up and you’re in the market for a brand new lock-on-style tree stand this year, check out these rugged, lightweight stands from Old Cypress Outdoors.

    October 01 at 7:00am

    In the ‘Cross’Hairs

    The constant chatter about how crossbows are for cheaters still fills Stephen Chapman’s ears, several years after the grumbling first started.

    October 01 at 7:00am

    5 deer calibers that can’t be beat

    The debate over the best rifle calibers for deer has been going on as long as hunters have been sitting around campfires. In Mississippi, the array of calibers is as wide as the beaches along the Gulf Coast. Narrowing the list to five is, well, challenging.

    October 01 at 7:00am

    Puttin’ on the dog

    Patrick Allen dropped his tailgate, and Honey Girl hit the ground running wide open into the hardwood bottom — a squirrel dog on a mission.

    October 01 at 7:00am

    Avoid the October Lull

    It’s fall, and that means deer hunting has finally returned in Mississippi, with archers excitedly anticipating the Oct. 1 opening of bow season in four of the state’s five deer zones.

    October 01 at 7:00am

    ‘Draw’ your own conclusions

    Much of the allure of bowhunting is the challenge it presents. Many things have to go right for a bowhunter to successfully harvest game.  First, the quarry has to be at close range and unaware of the hunter’s presence.  Then, the bow must be drawn without alerting the animal, and the shot has to be made accurately for a clean kill.  Finally, the animal must be trailed for a successful recovery. 

    October 01 at 7:00am

    ScentLok OZ Active-Odor Destroyers

    Hunters, especially those that target whitetails, will go to great lengths to try and eliminate or cover their scents, knowing that while they might fool a buck’s eyes and ears, they’re less likely to fool its nose.

    October 01 at 7:00am

    Halo XL600 Laser Rangefinder

    Never again will I have to guess how far away that gobbler is walking. 

    October 01 at 7:00am

    Big Lake’s T-Rex duck calls

    From T-Reed to T-Rex. 

    October 01 at 7:00am

    Sportsman TV