• Hunting

    Joseph Blalock, 13, of Brookhaven, took his magnificent buck on his first hunt of the season, which was also the first solo hunt of his life, in Franklin County on Nov. 22. The non-typical 17-point buck grosses over 200 inches.

    Brookhaven teen kills 200-inch non-typical

    Joseph Blalock’s Franklin County giant came on first solo hunt
    January 09 at 9:15am
    Jason Morrow was one day away from knee surgery that would end his 2017-18 deer season when he tagged this huge Clay County 15-point buck on Dec. 14.

    What a way to end your season! 160-inch Clay County buck

    Facing knee surgery, hunter spends last afternoon taking huge buck
    January 07 at 4:56pm
    Natchez native Glen Williams killed this massive main-frame 10-point on his Jefferson County hunting property after seeing the deer on trail cams.

    'Daggers' takes a dirt nap

    Persistence ends with 155-inch Jefferson County buck
    January 04 at 10:33am
    Participating in the Hunter’s Harvest program is one way you can help others this holiday season.

    Hunter’s Harvest goal within reach

    Mississippi Wildlife Federation program aiming at 25,000 pounds of donated venison
    December 18, 2017 at 11:00am
    Mississippi's long deer season switches segments on Saturday, with the opening of the eight-day still season. With rutting activity occurring at varying stages in most of the state, there's plenty of opportunity to take a buck.

    Next up for deer: Still season starts Saturday

    Primitive weapon split ends Friday; plenty of opportunity left
    December 15, 2017 at 10:00am
    Matt Powe of Carriere killed this trophy 148-inch 8-point in Pearl River County on Nov. 28, ending a five-year relationship with the big buck.

    Giant 8 taken in Pearl River County

    Powe’s trophy green-scores an impressive 148 inches
    December 14, 2017 at 2:00pm
    Camden Lott harvested this 11-point buck in Quitman County near Batesville recently while hunting on his grandfather's land. The 238-pound buck sported 12-inch tines, an 18-inch spread and scored 162 Buckmasters-BTR.

    Tenth-grader drops monster buck

    December 13, 2017 at 12:15pm
    Ben Pearson, 23, of West Point, killed this trophy palmated buck Nov. 26 in Monroe County after patiently waiting nearly four years since his last buck. This 16-point, with great circumference measurements, should top 167 inches.

    Pearson’s patience produces palmated trophy

    Monroe County 16-point should top 167 inches
    December 12, 2017 at 11:35am
    Attaching a welcome mat to the stand’s deck prevents your dog from losing traction in wet, muddy conditions.

    DIY duck blind dog stand

    November 30, 2017 at 6:00am
    Zac Carothers of Oxford took this rare, natural 14-point Sunday in Coahoma County. The buck gross scores over 180 inches, putting it close to the typical archery record in Mississippi.

    Carothers sticks 180-inch typical 14 point

    Coahoma monster could challenge for archery state record
    November 20, 2017 at 4:15pm
    In many cases, wildlife enforcement agents have been observing a situation long before they actually approach you.

    Dos and don’ts when the warden arrives

    When interacting with a wildlife agent, try these tips for a smoother encounter
    November 15, 2017 at 5:00am
    At the conclusion of the Mississippi Youth Waterfowl Hunting and Education Camp, campers go to a public waterfowl hunting area and put into practice the skills they’ve learned at camp about hunting waterfowl.

    Mississippi’s Youth Waterfowl Camp

    November 14, 2017 at 6:00am

    Hunter’s Harvest sets goal of 25,000 pounds

    Program puts venison on the tables of the needy
    November 10, 2017 at 7:00am
    Finn Norsworthy, 10, of Brandon, killed this 162-inch 12 point with a compound bow in October.

    10-year-old’s first bow buck tops 160

    Fifth grader puts 12-point down
    November 09, 2017 at 8:30am
    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