• Waterfowl & Duck Hunting

    You can “Texas rig” your decoys using basic fishing tackle if you plan on storing them hanging up.

    DIY decoy rigging

    Fishing tackle makes customizing dekes for your pond easy— and cost-effective
    November 09, 2017 at 6:00am
    Advances in battery-powered tools like a hedge trimmer and reciprocating saw make the job of brushing your blind much easier.

    Blind brushing tips for opening day

    Battery-powered tools make the job much easier
    November 08, 2017 at 6:00am
    Tri-Star's Viper Max is a great pick for the budget-conscious sportsman, especially if ducks, geese and wild turkeys are on the menu.

    Tri-Star's latest shotgun debuts in time for duck hunters

    For the sportsman who's on a budget, this shotgun may be the ticket
    October 01, 2017 at 7:00am
    An often-overlooked hunting opportunity is the early Sept. 1-15 season for resident Canada geese.

    Early migratory bird seasons

    August 30, 2017 at 6:00am
    The annual waterfowl surveys by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service has good news for Mississippi duck hunters.

    Annual duck survey promising

    Some species up, some down, but overall there’s good news
    August 15, 2017 at 3:15pm
    Avian-X Topflight Preener

    Avian-X Topflight Preener/Sleeper mallard

    August 01, 2017 at 7:00am

    Duck Hunting Expo at Louisiana Sportsman Show in New Orleans

    Check out the latest mud boats, calls, clothing, gear and more
    July 14, 2017 at 12:30pm
    Mississippi duck hunters, like Austin Partridge, will have maximum opportunity again in the 2017-18 season, under a plan approved by the Commission on Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks.

    Mississippi duck seasons announced

    Liberal framework allows maximum opportunity
    May 02, 2017 at 12:00pm
    Gatortail Mod v series

    Gatortail Mod v series

    March 01, 2017 at 10:11am
    When a flight of snow geese heads to the decoys, hunters come up out of their layout blinds with guns blazing and birds falling.

    Snow days — Best bets for the goose conservation season

    The federal conservation order allows light goose hunting through to March, but there’s more to success than just lurking in a field. Learn how to score from these proven hunters.
    February 01, 2017 at 7:00am
    It takes a lot of gas in the truck and boat to keep abreast of areas ducks are using throughout the season because migrations, weather, and hunting pressure keep them on the move.

    No. 1 key to duck success

    January 15, 2017 at 7:00am
    When inland areas freeze, even just overnight, many ducks will relocate to the Mississippi River and hold in the backwaters and sloughs.

    When the Delta freezes, hit the Big Muddy

    January 15, 2017 at 7:00am
    You don’t have to wait to get home or to the camp before breasting out ducks, if you know this trick.

    How to field-breast ducks

    This technique keeps you legal
    January 13, 2017 at 12:00pm
    In the right situation, snipe can be found in wetland habitat in sufficient numbers for a fun shoot and, later, great meals.

    Snipe hunting is for real — and it’s fun

    Often overlooked as a practical joke, the true sport offers excellent fun
    January 05, 2017 at 8:35am
    The Wetland Seat

    The Wetland Seat

    January 01, 2017 at 7:00am
    Regardless of the weather conditions in the Delta, cold weather from Canada to Memphis should push plenty of ducks into the Mississippi Delta this season.

    Looking for a repeat — 2017 duck-hunting forecast

    Waterfowlers are crossing their fingers, hoping for some frigid temperatures up north that will drive ducks in front of their guns.
    January 01, 2017 at 7:00am