• Hunting

    Aubrey Dale hunted all season to get her first rack buck, but it paid off on Jan. 28 when she took this 175-pound 7-point on family land in Holmes County.

    Brandon youngster really has to wait on first buck

    Fourth-grader drills 7-pointer; buck found later,buried in leaves by bobcat
    February 08 at 10:20am
    Presleigh Stigler, 7, of Florence, killed two deer on Jan. 31, the final day of the season, including this 146-inch 10-point. A doe and that buck were the first two deer she’s taken without help holding the gun.

    Season’s last day is one to remember for 7-year-old

    Second-grader kills doe, adds 10-point, 146-inch trophy buck on Jan. 31
    February 08 at 9:30am
    Once Feb. 1 rolls around, rabbit hunters with a good pack of dogs are some of the most popular sportsman in the world. Deer season is over and invitations to rabbit hunt come in almost daily.

    Rabbit hunters take center stage

    February 08 at 7:00am
    A dying art, it might seem, squirrel hunting remains Mississippi’s top small game target.

    Bushytails best beware

    February 07 at 7:00am
    QMaxx’s BLU

    QMaxx’s BLU

    February 01 at 7:00am
    Silversport

    Silversport

    February 01 at 7:00am
    The author killed this hit-list buck, nicknamed Saban, on Christmas Eve — after taking plenty of care not to put too much pressure on it.

    Learn to manage hunting pressure

    Key to successful hunting is keeping deer from knowing you’re around
    February 01 at 7:00am

    Cover

    February 01 at 7:00am
    Mike Norsworthy of Brandon was sitting in a double-ladder stand with his 10-year-old son, Finn, when Finn arrowed this 162-inch buck this past October.<br />

    Deer of the year

    Deer of the year 2017-18
    February 01 at 7:00am
    These hunters ran into hefty canecutters on an island off the upper Pearl River area of Barnett Reservoir.

    Canecutters and hillbillies

    February is rabbit-hunting time in Mississippi. Be ready to hit the swamps and briars for swamp rabbits and cottontails.
    February 01 at 7:00am
    Abbye Hughes, 15, killed this turkey on March 26, 2017, while hunting with her dad in Clarke County. The gobbler had a 10-inch beard and 1 ¼-inch spurs.

    Apply now for WMA turkey hunts

    January 30 at 8:00am
    Ross Carpenter, 15 of Greenwood, killed this 18-point

    Teen takes 185-inch cactus buck

    Carpenter’s 18-point oddity was still in velvet on Jan. 13
    January 29 at 10:00am
    For most Mississippians, this weekend represents their final chance to hunt deer as the sun sets on another season.

    Final weekend for most deer hunters

    Season ends Jan. 31 in all but the Southeast Zone
    January 26 at 3:00pm
    This buck has the classic body build of a mature deer 5½ years or older, in spite of its paltry antlers.

    Rate that buck

    If a “big ol’ mature buck” is your goal, learn how to recognize one
    January 23 at 9:00am
    Trey Graham with a big boar killed in Lafayette County.

    “Dang them hogs”

    January 16 at 8:00am
    Mature, heavy-bodied bucks, run ragged by the rut, can still make mistakes in January. A hunter just has to be in the right place at the right time to take advantage.

    Late-season deer checklist

    January 15 at 7:00am