• Deer Hunting

    Michael Snowden took this nice buck during last season’s rut, taking advantage of things he learned earlier in the season.

    Concentrate on the rut

    October 15, 2017 at 7:00am
    Fixed-blade broadheads provide advantages over mechanical broadheads in a number of hunting situations.

    Broadheads: The fixed or mechanical debate

    October 15, 2017 at 7:00am
    Binoculars and rangefinders can be tremendous additions to your archery equipment.

    Optics can improve your bow skills

    October 15, 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
    The crease in the palm of your hand — your life line — is where your bow grip should begin.

    Get a grip on bow torque

    Grip, draw length affect how you hold bow
    October 04, 2017 at 9:00am
    Black Widow Deer Lures

    Black Widow Deer Lures

    October 01, 2017 at 7:00am
    Josh Hawkins hunts public land when he is home on leave from the U.S. Navy, and last year he killed this buck at Caney Creek WMA.

    Facing Mississippi’s WMA doe-harvest restrictions

    Archery hunting is one option for public-land hunters with antleress harvests banned during gun season. Getting the most out of the rut is another. Here’s how to take advantage:
    October 01, 2017 at 7:00am
    Henry and Lakeisha Woodard believe in practicing before and during the season, as their 3D buck target shows.

    Hunt the Woodard way

    Olive Branch, Miss., family proves that hard work pays off, and their tactics can make you a better bowhunter.
    October 01, 2017 at 7:00am
    A lot of preparation has to take place before the critical moment when an archer has a nice buck in his sights. A good place to start is listening to experts at a local archery shop.

    Tips from an archery shop

    At Waldo’s, listening to experts can make you a better bowhunter
    October 01, 2017 at 7:00am
    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
    An interesting photo of a buck that appears to have been sheared by a dog groomer.

    Practical strategies for success

    September 20, 2017 at 9:00am
    This buck is shedding his velvet. What bowhunter wouldn’t welcome this scene in front of their stand?

    Tracking the rut

    September 15, 2017 at 7:00am
    With a lot of carryover of bucks from a poor 2016-17 statewide harvest, many hunters could be as fortunate as Barrett Van Cleave of Woodville, who killed this buck two years ago.

    Here’s what’s new for deer in 2017-18

    September 15, 2017 at 7:00am
    Food sources are generally thought to be the best indicator for stand placement. Try to locate the stand off the side of a trail leading to the food and don’t place the stand in the middle of the action.

    Find food, place stand

    September 15, 2017 at 7:00am
    Permanent stands left up year-round need to be thoroughly inspected and repairs made as needed.

    Check conditions of stands

    September 15, 2017 at 7:00am
    Using game cameras allows a hunter to keep track of movements, deer numbers and age and sex ratios without having to spend a lot of time in the woods.

    Your eyes in the woods

    September 15, 2017 at 7:00am