• Hunting

    Stan Ethredge posing with “Big Nasty” following their fateful encounter.

    Ethredge’s ‘cactus buck’ busts 200

    Fireman finally gets long-sought Neshoba County freak
    October 27, 2017 at 5:00pm

    MDWFP confiscates CWD-positive mule deer

    Tunica County hunter cited after killing animal in Wyoming
    October 23, 2017 at 2:15pm
    Homemade sandbags — actually filled with rice to make them lighter — are a cost effective, easy way to help sight in your rifle before opening day.

    Make your own sandbags

    Rice is just as stable —and lighter – than sand
    October 19, 2017 at 7:00am
    Taking the time to accurately sight in your rifle goes a long way in preventing opening day disappointment, or worse yet wounding that trophy buck you’ve been having your eyes on.

    Sight in your rifle — with just two shots

    Be ready when gun season opens
    October 18, 2017 at 7:00am
    Madelyn Kavanaugh of Vicksburg killed this 8-point on opening day of archery season. It was her third and biggest buck.

    Youngster gets big 8 with stickers

    Vicksburg third-grader scores on great buck
    October 17, 2017 at 2:15pm

    What’s in your deer pack?

    Are you a minimalist or a pack mule? Either way, you need to consider including these items in your arsenal this season.
    October 17, 2017 at 7:00am
    Dr. Frank Sullivan killed this potential state-record non-typical behind his St. Francisville dental practice the afternoon of Oct. 5. The deer grossed between 220 and 230 inches.

    Potential state record deer arrowed

    St. Francisville dentist arrows non-typical grossing 220 to 230 inches
    October 09, 2017 at 10:00am
    Mississippi’s archery season opens on Saturday, but hunters better be prepared for a north wind.

    Archery, squirrel seasons open Saturday

    Rare September beginning gives hunters one-day head start
    September 29, 2017 at 11:20am
    Dove hunters, like former Ole Miss quarterback Tim Ellis — who led the Rebels to a win over national champion Notre Dame in 1977 — can enjoy some September shooting.

    More than just mourning doves

    August 31, 2017 at 4:00pm
    Mississippi dove hunters can begin shooting on Saturday, Sept. 2.

    September means hunting

    Seasons start opening on Friday, then dove on Saturday
    August 31, 2017 at 9:40am
    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
    Bryan Burnside (far right) set a new Mississippi record for length when he and Muddy Water Maniacs teammates (from left) Colby Acy, Stephen Brady and Anthony Acy, killed this 14-foot, 3/4-inch monster caught early Monday morning just off the Mississippi River near Natchez.

    Muddy Water Maniacs set gator record for length

    Burnside's monster is longest on public or private waters
    August 28, 2017 at 4:00pm
    Don’t over think your plan of attack. Read clues the deer leave and cover your scent.

    Hang your bow stands in obvious spots

    The path of least resistance is best
    August 25, 2017 at 7:00am
    Mississippi's 10-day public lands alligator hunting season opens Friday at noon.

    Gator season opens Friday at noon

    920 permit holders, and partners, begin the hunt statewide
    August 24, 2017 at 4:30pm
    Successful bow hunters are the ones who keep their promise to set up their stands early and leave them alone while they are getting in shooting practice.

    When it comes to deer, let it be

    Make sure you get everything right the first time
    August 17, 2017 at 9:30am