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    Green grass next to heavy cover is an excellent place to ambush rabbits once the dogs get them running.

    More facts on rabbits

    February 15 at 7:00am
    February is prime time for rabbit and goose hunters in Mississippi, which offers up a daily double for hunters in the Delta.

    Smaller, but tasty

    February 08 at 10:10am
    A new hunter must learn it is to trust his dogs and allow them to do their work.

    All the rabbits run — Best rabbit-hunting tactics

    Rabbit hunting provides a great opportunity for some old-fashioned family time. And the resulting stews aren’t bad, either. Here’s everything you need to know.
    February 01 at 7:00am
    Seven guided squirrel hunts, including firearm and wildlife instruction, will be held around Mississippi on Feb. 11.

    Seven youth squirrel hunts set Feb. 11

    Applications now being accepted; limited to 20 kids each site
    January 25 at 2:45pm
    Hunters rarely get a clean shot such as this, but when two are hunting together, pulling a vine or shaking a limb can force a squirrel to move and make a fatal error.

    What about bots in squirrels?

    October 15, 2016 at 7:00am
    A 22 long rifle, such as this Browning T-Bolt, remains a top choice of squirrel hunters.

    Air rifles for tree rats

    October 15, 2016 at 7:00am
    Snakes are likely to be out during the early season, so you need to wear snake boots when sneaking up on squirrels.

    Tips for early squirrels

    Die-hard small-game hunter shares secrets to October success
    October 14, 2016 at 6:00am

    Ticks are no joke

    October 14, 2016 at 6:00am
    Dove hunting reopens Saturday in the Southeast Zone, but closes Sunday in the North Zone.

    Southeast Zone dove season reopens on Saturday

    North Zone opens two weeks later; rabbits legal Oct. 15
    October 06, 2016 at 3:45pm
    When a squirrel spots danger, such as a hunter, it has an uncanny ability to make itself a part of the tree. This Pearl River cat squirrel was crossing a slough on a river birch limb when shot with a camera rather than a gun.

    Tree rat treasures — Best public lands for squirrel hunting

    Squirrels are fun to hunt and great to eat — and there are plenty of public places to fill your limit. Here’s a rundown of what you need and where to go.
    October 01, 2016 at 7:00am
    Mississippi's statewide youth season opens Saturday (Sept. 24) for hunters aged 15 and under, accompanied by a licensed or exempt adult over the age of 21. The regular season opens Oct. 1 for all hunters.

    Youth squirrel hunt opens Saturday

    Regular season opens week later, on Oct. 1
    September 23, 2016 at 11:45am