Bobby C's Outdoors
|Surprise: Snag starts swimming off
628 Views - Posted: May 18 at 1:45 pm
EAGLE LAKE — When I felt something hit my lure hard, instinctively, I set the hook.
What followed was comical, a bit sobering and never forgotten.
|Fishing: We’ve got it, go get it
297 Views - Posted: May 14 at 9:20 am
Redfish, speckled trout, white trout, ground mullet, croaker, flounder, black tip shark and even a big ol’ blue crab.
Largemouth bass, spotted bass, crappie, bluegill, redear, green sunfish, goggle eye and long-eared sunfish.
|Bluegill, not chinquapins, were hot
484 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
721 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
1782 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
21028 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
1490 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
1225 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
1109 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
1013 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
1130 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
898 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.