• Mississippi Hunting

    Blue-winged teal still plentiful

    Last year, blue-winged teal showed an 18-percent increase over 2016 and were 57 percent above the long-term average. It’s that 50-year average that is indicative of the strong population.

    September 05 at 7:00am

    Draw a bead on bachelor-buck groups

    Hunters can pattern whitetail bucks twice a year, and both occur outside of hunting season.

    September 03 at 11:00am

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    Mississippi deer hunters would love to know where to find big, mature bucks on public land. This month’s WMA forecast may answer that question.

    September 01 at 7:00am

    Find the dove buffet

    With an estimated population of 275 million in North America, the mourning dove is one of the most-abundant and recognizable birds in the land. In the south, Labor Day weekend brings hunters from all walks of life into fields for the opening day of the dove season. 

    September 01 at 7:00am

    2018-19 WMA Forecast

    Brad Madden sat high in a climbing tree stand overlooking an open bottom frequented by grass-browsing does that were beginning to be chased by bucks at the onset of the rut. He had seen a few does earlier in the afternoon, but nothing with antlers. 

    September 01 at 7:00am

    Deer hunters have a month left to do their preseason scouting in Mississippi

    Perry Ross of Big Creek never thinks of deer hunting as a seasonal sport. At 55, he’s got nearly 50 years under his belt in the woods, and for him there’s the offseason and the on-season — but it’s always deer season. 

    September 01 at 7:00am

    Sweat the small stuff — all the time

    As the calendar flips to September, my thoughts turn to deer and bowhunting. Archery season is already open in some places, and is about to open in many others. No matter where you hunt though, game time is imminent. 

    September 01 at 7:00am

    The Firminator: all-you-need food-plot tool for ATVs

    If you’ve ever had a hunting lease with perfect spots for food plots or a small dove field, but had no access to a tractor, you were probably out of luck when it came to planting clover, buckwheat, rape, sorghum, millet or sunflowers.

    September 01 at 7:00am

    Gator season opens Friday

    It’s the start of Mississippi’s public water alligator season, and throughout the state, thousands of hunters are putting the final touches on preparations for the pursuit.

    August 30 at 4:30pm

    More days for Canada geese, other migratory birds

    New regulations will allow more days to hunt Canada geese during September, as well as rails, moorhens and gallinules.

    August 30 at 12:00pm

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