• Waterfowl & Duck Hunting

    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
    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
    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
    Mississippi’s daily limit has grown from four to six teal this year, and the possession limit has been raised to three times the daily limit.

    Teal forecast: Slow going for Saturday’s opening

    But conditions can change overnight, and there is a 16-day window
    September 12, 2013 at 11:20am
    Layout blinds allow goose hunters to lie completely hidden in a shallow field without appearing to the birds as “lumps” in a flat area.

    Taking up residence — Canada goose hunting tips for the early season

    You’ve got 15 days this month to make a dent in Mississippi’s burgeoning population of resident Canada geese. Make every one of them count.
    September 01, 2013 at 7:00am
    Waterfowl hunting on Indianola WMA will be allowed this hunting season for the first time. The hunts will be managed through the MDWFP draw system.

    New public hunting area, scaup bag limit announced

    2013-14 hunting season includes Indianola WMA draw hunts and three-bird scaup limit
    August 19, 2013 at 6:00am
    Populations for both the blue-winged and green-winged teal fell, but both are still above the LTA.

    Ducks show slight decrease in last year

    However, most species remain well above long-term averages
    July 15, 2013 at 11:00am
    A group of happy teal hunters pose with their quarry. Jacob Sartain (far right) is one of many hunters who are happy with the addition of two teal to the early season daily limit.

    Early teal season expected to add two birds to bag

    Framework changes to include raised daily, possession limits
    July 03, 2013 at 10:00am
    When you mix rabbit and goose hunting in the Delta, you get both camo and orange, swamp rabbits and white-fronted geese.

    Plan B results in excellent Delta goose hunt

    February 07, 2013 at 4:25pm
    FLOATSTAND

    FLOATSTAND

    January 01, 2013 at 7:00am
    Chesapeake Retrievers are great tools for retrieving wounded and dying ducks from sloughs and creeks too deep to wade. They also cut down on lost ducks.

    Foothills flyway — Hunting ducks in the Mississippi foothills

    Not everyone has access to prime Delta hunting property, but Mississippi’s Foothills on the eastern side of the state offers duck hunters plenty of shooting.
    January 01, 2013 at 7:00am
    A view of Lester Stevenson’s duck hole from a blind near Decatur.

    Habitat improvement is the key

    January 01, 2013 at 7:00am
    Hunters seen on Okatibbee Lake after a successful hunt in their special duck boat.

    Public-land ducks

    January 01, 2013 at 7:00am