• Other Hunting

    A gray squirrel munches on a morsel he found on the forest floor.

    Bushytail PDQ: Hunting from boats can up your odds of success

    Squirrel-hunting success is often a matter of being ‘pretty danged quiet,’ and a small boat might be just the ticket.
    October 01, 2012 at 7:00am
    Always be on the lookout for signs that might pinpoint any active squirrels.

    Remember the basics for float trips

    October 01, 2012 at 7:00am
    Daniel Felsher admires a fox squirrel and a gray squirrel that he shot.

    Team up for better odds

    October 01, 2012 at 7:00am
    Clayton Draime proudly shows off a couple squirrels he shot.

    Load up a kid to continue the sport

    October 01, 2012 at 7:00am
    Known by many monikers – Yellow Dogs, ‘Yotes, Song Dogs and Night Dogs – coyotes are considered a nuisance in Mississippi and hunting them is allowed year around.

    Hayfield Coyotes

    Get the drop on these predators for some fun off-season hunting.
    May 01, 2012 at 7:00am
    The trees are barren of leaves, and squirrels are easy to see this time of year.

    It’s leisure time

    With deer off the menu, thoughts begin to turn
    February 01, 2012 at 7:22am
    Nate Young shot these birds on a quick field flush on Christmas Eve.

    Hype for Snipe

    This underrated bird provides incredible sport and excellent meals this time of year.
    January 01, 2012 at 1:00am
    Rabbit hunters can find great opportunities on the many public lands around the state.

    Public lands provide quality rabbit hunting

    Check hunting regulations for WMA, NWR opporunities.
    October 19, 2011 at 2:56pm
    Mike Myric poses with a North Mississippi coyote. Coyotes like to work the edges where two or more habitats meet, such as the fencerow in the background.

    Song Dog Serenade

    Play the music coyotes like to hear, and you’ll put a dent in this predator population.
    April 28, 2011 at 11:36am
    Raccoon sets can be made on trails through the brush or crossing logs.

    Catch Me If You Can

    Want to reduce your predator population before your does start dropping their fawns? Set up some snares this month. It’s easy to do, and is actually a lot of fun.
    January 26, 2011 at 2:53pm
    Over the last couple of decades, the continental population of light geese, greater and lesser snows, blues and Ross’ geese has skyrocketed.

    Light ‘Em Up

    Your waterfowl trigger finger still itching? Don’t pack your shotgun away just yet.
    January 26, 2011 at 2:41pm
    Small numbers of quail can be found in pockets of suitable habitat throughout Mississippi. If habitat is made more favorable, the birds will quickly exploit it.

    Bringing Back the Bobwhite

    With a little time and effort, you can transform your land into a tract where wild quail thrive.
    December 27, 2010 at 1:27pm
    A Harris hawk closes in on a black-tailed jackrabbit. Harris hawks are native to Texas, Mexico and South America.

    Extreme Bird Hunting

    Birds are sometimes the prey but always the weapon in this ancient form of hunting that has quite a following in Mississippi.
    January 29, 2010 at 8:53pm
    1: Delta National Forest, 2: Twin Oaks WMA, 3: Panther Swamp NWR<br />

    Delta Tree Rats

    Don’t have access to private land? So what? In the Delta, you can kill all the squirrels you want on these public areas.
    September 23, 2009 at 10:07am
    The author is pictured with a coyote killed by Haze Bosarge.

    Bye Bye, Wile E.

    If you’ve got too many coyotes on your hunting land, Mississippi’s new regulations are like a gift box from Acme.
    April 30, 2009 at 10:16am