Supplemental feeding of deer was suspended on Feb. 9 in six west-central counties of Mississippi after a lab in Iowa confirmed the Magnolia State’s first case of chronic wasting disease (CWD) in a free-range buck from Issaquena County.
This month, I’m going to touch on a subject that applies to deer hunting with any weapon: managing hunting pressure on your herd. In my opinion, no single factor is more important to your success in terms of seeing and harvesting deer — especially mature bucks.
Natchez native Glen Williams set his sights on a huge main-frame 10-point once he saw the deer on trail cam pics last summer. And that persistence paid off Dec. 24 when he downed the buck that taped out at 155 2/8 inches.
But it was a journey to kill the big-racked Jefferson County buck he and his camp buddies dubbed “Daggers” because of G2s and G3s that stretched about 10 inches.
A little over a year ago, I heard rumblings that Matt McPherson and his engineers at Mission Crossbows were working on a revolutionary new crossbow design that would raise the bar for the entire industry.