• 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
    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
    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
    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
    The 2017-18 Mississippi Outdoor Digest included some incorrect information regarding the regulations and limits for the upcoming deer season.

    MDWFP issues ‘Digest’ correction

    Incorrect data printed regarding 2017-18 deer seasons, limits
    August 16, 2017 at 11:20am
    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
    Tiffany Wienke (left) of Vicksburg set the record for the longest alligator in 2016 with this 13-foot, 7 ½-inch brute caught in Bayou Pierre near its mouth on the Mississippi River.

    Gator time

    August is scorching hot, but there’s still plenty for a Mississippi sportsman to do
    August 14, 2017 at 7:00am
    Eleven new conservation officers were sworn into service for the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks and started working on July 5.

    MDWFP adds 11 new officers

    August 09, 2017 at 6:00am
    If you encounter a deer fawn, be sure to leave it alone. Does purposely leave them bedded and hidden.

    Leave fawns alone

    August 08, 2017 at 7:00am