• Deer Hunting

    The author keeps an array of meds handy to deal with stings, itches and rashes.

    Prepare yourself and be cautious

    Trips afield during the summer can present some interesting problems
    June 20 at 9:00am
    The TenPoint Stealth NXT offers big performance in a compact, light package.

    Tenpoint adds a new crossbow

    Stealth NXT puts the latest technology into space-age archery equipment
    June 01 at 7:00am
    Supplemental feeding of deer has been banned in six counties after an Issaquena County deer was discovered to have CWD.

    Another look at CWD feeding ban

    Could Mississippi officials have used better boundaries than county lines?
    May 21 at 9:00am
    Weyerhaeuser offers a food-plot program that allows hunting clubs to pay for plots that will be protected from timber management activities.

    A landowner’s perspective

    May 15 at 7:00am
    The late Gene Sutherland loved woods and white-tails in a life that spanned almost 70 years.

    A life well-lived: making memories in the woods

    Hunting mentor’s letter reminds us of what’s really important in the field
    May 03 at 9:00am
    Red Dot Hunting Club member Billy McClellan has enjoyed great success over the years on the Jefferson County lease. Billy bagged this 158 inch buck while hunting a section of the club’s timber company-leased land.

    Hey, come join the (hunt) club — or not

    Struggles of the club; will the traditional Mississippi hunting club survive?
    May 01 at 7:00am
    The author with a mature buck. Unfortunately, older-aged bucks seem to be the most CWD susceptible members of whitetail deer society.

    CWD is here!

    Mississippi hunters need to understand the disease, how government agencies are responding, and why certain decisions are being made
    April 18 at 9:00am
    Seventy deer tested for chronic wasting disease in an area of south Mississippi where biologist where concerned by the discovery of a non-permitted, high-fenced enclosure five years ago.

    Mississippi officials get good news on CWD tests in south Mississippi

    Seventy deer tested for CWD come back negative for MDWFP
    April 03 at 8:40pm
    This doe was the first whitetail discovered with CWD in Arkansas. It walked up to a wildlife check station with a typical CWD symptom — heavy, thick salivation.

    CWD’s impact? We just don’t know

    Mississippi’s first case of the fatal deer disease creates many questions, few answers
    April 01 at 7:00am
    Modern carbon arrows that look like wooden ones and are fletched with feathers are a major improvement over wooden alternatives.

    Traditional archery

    Get back to the basics that attracted you to the sport
    April 01 at 7:00am