• Other Hunting

    Workshops designed to teach better land management practices for bobwhite quail, to create more hunting opportunities for wild birds, will be held in both South and North Mississippi this month.

    Squirrel, deer bills beat first deadline

    House and Senate committees OK spring squirrel season
    February 04, 2014 at 3:45pm
    William McKinley helps a youth locate a squirrel hugging tightly to a limb.

    Ensuring the bushy-tail tradition

    Squirrel initiative promotes fun and education for children
    February 01, 2014 at 7:00am
    The application period for the February youth hunts is open through Jan. 24.

    Apply now for children’s squirrel events

    Seven sites have 20 openings each for February hunts
    January 11, 2014 at 2:15pm
    Nuisance animal hunting is growing in popularity, especially since the state’s hog population has expanded.

    Nuisance wildlife hunting

    A great way to extend the season
    January 01, 2014 at 9:00am
    The Hawke Sporting Optics Sport HD IR 3-9x40 rimfire scope is designed to increase downrange accuracy.

    Hawke Sport HD IR 3-9x40 scopes

    Rimfire scope designed to increase shooting accuracy
    November 04, 2013 at 3:12pm
    Jimmy Gouras has built a number of capture pens on his property, but catching pigs is not easy.

    Pig pen fundamentals

    March 01, 2013 at 7:00am
    Hogs are going to move some time every night, so some of these night hunts can last until the early morning hours if hogs don’t move early.

    Blacked-out Hogs —Nigh vision equipment is just right for hog hunting

    Hogs are almost impossible to exterminate because they don’t like to move during the daytime. That’s no problem for these hunters, who use military-grade equipment in their efforts to control pig populations.
    February 01, 2013 at 7:00am
    One of the wariest game birds in the woods, hunting for crows is both an up and coming sport and an age old past time.

    Something to crow about — How to hunt Magnolia crows

    The popularity of crow hunting has waned over the years, but these birds are still one of the most-challenging species to hunt. These experts share tips on how to be successful.
    January 01, 2013 at 7:00am
    Handmade and precision fitted, this assortment of Gibson Custom Calls keeps crows on speed dial.

    Custom-calling plan

    January 01, 2013 at 7:00am
    Finding locations for crow hunting is at least half the battle. Crows are drawn to long term food sources. These locations include cut-over corn and grain fields, old farm areas, pecan groves and orchards.

    Who ya gonna call? Crow Busters!

    January 01, 2013 at 7:00am
    Jeffrey Wood uses various guns when hunting squirrels in Mississippi. At top is a Winchester Super X3 shotgun, middle is a 22 rifle with a custom-made carbon fiber barrel; and bottom, a 22 Browning pistol.

    Guns

    December 01, 2012 at 7:00am
    November hunters are wise to seek squirrels in areas where heavy mast crops provide ample food.

    ‘Wolves’ not a big deal

    November 01, 2012 at 7:00am
    Randy Bessonette of Brandon, his favorite squirrel hunting partner Ike and other Mississippi squirrel hunters should enjoy plenty of good hunting this year. Several good years of acorn production has squirrel populations high.

    Squirrel prospects good throughout state

    October 08, 2012 at 8:00am
    Tink’s Predator Lures

    Tink’s Predator Lures

    October 01, 2012 at 7:00am