Barnett Reservoir officials gave final approval in November to open lands below the dam, adjacent to the spillway, for youth-oriented squirrel hunts in February. It will be the first time that squirrels have been legally hunted in the area in more than 50 years.
Natchez native Glen Williams set his sights on a huge main-frame 10-point once he saw the deer on trail cam pics last summer. And that persistence paid off Dec. 24 when he downed the buck that taped out at 155 2/8 inches.
But it was a journey to kill the big-racked Jefferson County buck he and his camp buddies dubbed “Daggers” because of G2s and G3s that stretched about 10 inches.
One-Tie reusable tie straps take the traditional plastic zip-tie strip to a new level, and that’s great for outdoorsmen who need a way to tie down or tie up gear when a zip-tie or bungee cord just doesn’t get the job done.
A little over a year ago, I heard rumblings that Matt McPherson and his engineers at Mission Crossbows were working on a revolutionary new crossbow design that would raise the bar for the entire industry.
The Central Flyway is probably the most-utilized of all of the flight paths that bring numerous species of waterfowl from their prairie pothole breeding grounds in the United States and Canada to the southern wintering grounds.
Paul Davis, the director of the Hunter’s Harvest program for the Mississippi Wildlife Federation, feels like the preseason goal of 25,000 pounds of venison donations to feed the state’s needy is within reach.
Mississippi’s gun season on deer hasn’t quite reached the halfway point, and, while there’s plenty of opportunity remaining to score a trophy or fill a freezer, there’s a change in seasons coming Saturday.