• Waterfowl & Duck Hunting

    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
    This guy shoots at — and knocks down — a high-flying Canada goose with a bow.

    Bow hunter shoots Canada geese

    Shooter slings arrows at passing geese, knocks one down
    November 07, 2013 at 6:45pm
    Fowl Foolers

    Fowl Foolers

    October 01, 2013 at 7:00am
    Geese spend most of the summer around water, where Avery Outdoors pro-staffer Dwayne Padgett splits half of his time scouting them out.

    The right goose-hunting shot

    September 15, 2013 at 7:00am
    Hunter Donnie Pearson found that stalking resident geese from a kayak was a great way to target birds loafing during mid day.

    Hunting geese by kayak

    September 15, 2013 at 7:00am
    Working layout blinds into the background is one of the keys to good concealment. Avery pro staffers Rhett Riddle and Dwayne Padgett prefer hunting in layout blinds to help conceal themselves from early geese.

    Power Hunter Layout Blind

    September 15, 2013 at 7:00am
    The Power Hunter Layout Blind and Avery’s Soft-Sided Camo Cooler are two must haves when hunting in September.

    Avery® 12-Pack and 24-Pack Soft-Sided Coolers

    September 15, 2013 at 7:00am