Bobby C's Outdoors
|Bluegill, not chinquapins, were hot
415 Views - Posted: April 06 at 10:00 am
The moon’s reflection in the water was nearly full circle, which is why the plan was to find an active bed of redear bream, a.k.a. chinquapin or shellcracker.
|Spring panfish ritual
666 Views - Posted: March 19 at 3:30 pm
For 25 years, it has been a spring ritual for one of my favorite fishing partners, Li’l Joe, and me. Sure, we may get together a few times earlier in the year and try to catch a hybrid or two, or maybe a bass and a crappie.
|Senate Bill to end licenses dangerous
1712 Views - Posted: January 28 at 10:00 am
Just when I thought I’d seen or heard it all ...
There’s a bill in the Mississippi Senate that if passed would abolish the requirement for resident hunting and fishing licenses.
|Hunter’s death puts focus on safety
20954 Views - Posted: December 18, 2014 at 9:30 am
Mississippi’s first fatality of the 2014-15 hunting season serves as a perfect reminder of what can happen when people disregard two basic rules of hunter safety:
|Hunters get immediate blame for injured eagle
1460 Views - Posted: December 15, 2014 at 4:10 pm
It was easy to do, jumping to the conclusion that an unethical hunter had shot and injured a bald eagle, leaving it in such a poor, bloody condition that it couldn’t — or wouldn’t — fly.
|Ducks came south early, now headed north
1190 Views - Posted: December 05, 2014 at 3:45 pm
If ever a biblical verse has fit a hunting season, it is Job 1:21 and the start of the 2014 Mississippi Duck season.
|Jezebel Sauce perfect for venison
1082 Views - Posted: November 28, 2014 at 9:30 pm
There are several tricks to serving venison to people who say they don’t like the taste, and getting them to savor it enough to demand more.
|Fewer big bucks — blame football
979 Views - Posted: November 19, 2014 at 10:30 am
After an obviously tough archery season, Mississippi biologists and hunters — not to mention the outdoor magazines and writers that love to share good deer stories — are wondering why there’s been a shortage of big buck reports.
|Best day in deer stand? No doubt about it
1104 Views - Posted: November 08, 2014 at 5:00 pm
It was our last day in a deer stand together one hunting season.
|Winter is lunker time
860 Views - Posted: October 29, 2014 at 11:00 am
It was a warm winter’s day, the last one of 1992 in fact, when Anthony Denny saw the telltale sign of a big bass making a feeding run on some shad in a cove on the lake at Natchez State Park.
|Squirrel for breakfast: Heady stuff
878 Views - Posted: October 03, 2014 at 12:45 pm
It’s been more than 55 years since I first sat down to a wild game meal, breakfast at my grandparents’ house in Houston, Texas.
|Rez stripers starting to heat up
776 Views - Posted: September 12, 2014 at 11:30 am
It really wasn’t fair last year, since so many bass fishermen were on Barnett Reservoir in September and then October, pre-fishing for the B.A.S.S. Central Open that was held on the lake.