• Waterfowl & Duck Hunting

    This shot of hunters and their ducks from Saturday at Cole Lake Hunting Club near Isola is a prime example of Mississippi's 2013-14 season. A total of 15 hunters had a mallard limit.

    Duck hunters had great season

    From the Delta to the Coast, the shooting was outstanding
    January 27, 2014 at 3:30pm
    Vickie Gunn holds a specklebelly goose taken from a manmade Johnson grass blind.

    For geese, it’s all about corn

    January 15, 2014 at 7:00am
    Jay and Grady Gunn discuss how wonderfully the last flight of specklebellies worked into their decoys, and eventually into their hands.

    Filet mignon of the sky

    January 15, 2014 at 7:00am
    Tallahatchie County sees lots of daily flights of ducks and geese.

    Tallahatchie’s “secret” public ducks

    January 15, 2014 at 7:00am
    Ducks require lots of water and easy access food, which Tallahatchie County has in abundance in ideal years.

    Hunter’s new best friend: The Web

    January 15, 2014 at 7:00am
    A cold winter is the key to a great season of Delta duck hunting.

    On the edge of paradise

    January 15, 2014 at 7:00am
    A duck hunting party wades out to set up for a morning duck hunt.

    Smooth bores never boring

    January 15, 2014 at 7:00am
    Catfish Flautt surveys duck flights and hunting areas every day during the long waterfowl season.

    Hunting in fashion

    January 15, 2014 at 7:00am
    The Yentzen

    The Yentzen

    January 01, 2014 at 7:00am
    One of the attractive features of goose hunting in the Mississippi Delta is the relatively low hunting pressure.

    Specklebelly waltz — Hunting Delta geese

    White-fronted geese will dance the dance, if given a chance in the corn-filled Delta.
    January 01, 2014 at 7:00am
    With an assist from dog Jack, Jimmy Sandifer enjoyed the great hunting last weekend, getting his limit of greenheads on a hunt near Louise in the Delta.

    Ducks keep coming

    Migration started early, keeps on building
    December 11, 2013 at 9:00am
    After cutting off the birds’ wings, rough pluck them to remove the larger and stiffer tail and body feathers.

    How to clean ducks using paraffin wax

    December 05, 2013 at 11:00am
    Jacob Sartain (left) of Madison has enjoyed a great start to the duck season, and is confident that it will only get better in the weeks ahead. Early cold fronts in November started the migration that pushed mallards into Mississippi well ahead of schedule.

    Waterfowlers excited as main season opens

    Migration is ahead of schedule with another big front coming
    December 04, 2013 at 1:15pm
    Spent Shells Along The Atlantic

    Spent Shells Along The Atlantic

    December 01, 2013 at 6:00am
    Duck hunting in the Mississippi is definitely a family and friends fellowship affair.

    Duckmen of Tallahatchie County — Tips for great waterfowl hunting just outside the Mississippi Delta

    Think you’ve got to be nestled along the Mississippi River to experience great duck hunting? These die-hard hunters know that’s not always the case.
    December 01, 2013 at 6:00am
    Saturday gives youngsters 15 and under an early shot at ducks, maybe even a banded one ... or two.

    Youths get early shot at ducks Saturday

    Change provides two one-day seasons for youngsters
    November 11, 2013 at 2:00pm