Search Results

Majestic albino buck killed in N.C.

After three years as just acquaintances, Alec Robertson of Reidsville, N.C., finally got to meet an old friend.

Read More...
October 31 at 9:00 am
831 Views

Turkey harvest reporting to be made mandatory

The Mississippi Commission on Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks proposed in September to enact the state’s first mandatory harvest-reporting system that will be in effect during the 2019 spring wild turkey season.

Read More...
October 25 at 6:00 am
1266 Views

State awaits confirmation of 2nd CWD case

Mississippi wildlife officials are awaiting definitive results from the National Veterinary Sciences Laboratory in Iowa before beginning a response to a suspected case of chronic wasting disease in a deer discovered earlier this month in Pontotoc County.

Read More...
October 22 at 3:45 pm
3611 Views

Duck numbers down in 2018

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service officials announced a 13-percent decrease in ducks in the agency’s annual breeding population survey, which can be directly tied to a 14-percent decline in nesting habitat.

Read More...
October 16 at 6:00 am
671 Views

Rabbit season is open

Jonathan Thames was wearing a big smile Friday while stocking up on 20-gauge 7 shotgun shells at a sporting goods store in Flowood, and he was as happy as a high school kid on the final day of school.

Read More...
October 15 at 9:30 am
1001 Views

Dad helps physically challenged son get first deer with a bow

 Video Included

Theirs is a relationship and a story that transcends most father and son hunting kinships, little 13-year-old Jason and his dad Dana Sanders, who recently celebrated the youngster’s first deer taken with a bow.

Read More...
October 12 at 2:30 pm
16782 Views

An opening day hunt that followed script

Barrett Van Cleave has proven his skills as a bow hunter consistently over the past five years, working hard to not only produce massive mature bucks but then hunting them hard until they adorn his trophy wall.

Read More...
October 09 at 12:00 pm
4666 Views

Small game: Squirrel first, then rabbits

October is a big month for small-game enthusiasts, with the opening of the statewide squirrel season on Oct. 1 and the statewide rabbit season on Oct. 13, giving both several weeks of hunting before the opening of gun season on deer on Nov. 17.

Read More...
October 08 at 8:00 am
902 Views