Deer of the Year

Yazoo County hunter’s first bow buck is 150-class monster

Tracy Paul might have pulled the string that flung the arrow that drove the broadhead through the lungs and heart of the buck of her dreams, but she is quick to give credit for the 150-class buck to three men in her life that made it all possible.

Her dad, Michael Peyton, got her interested in deer hunting.

Her grandfather, Bubba Vandervere, taught her patience through fishing.

And, her husband, Tim Paul, bought her a bow that got her started archery hunting for deer about five years ago. […]

Deer Hunting

WWW: Weather, wind and where to deer hunt

It seems the whole world these days is ruled by communication via initials. Electronic forms of communication via a multitude of handheld devices has created a language predicated on a series of short buzz words or sound-bite phrases reduced further to a few letters.

These letters in triples carry the meaning of the message or an exclamatory remark, such as LOL or OMG or as my daughter sums up most responses with “whatever.” Perhaps all this started with the initiation of the World Wide Web phenomenon, or the www.coms, as we have come to know it. […]

Deer Hunting

All flashes are not equal

This past week I ran by the showroom of one of my favorite hunting-products companies that, fortunately for me, happens to be headquartered about a 20-minute drive from my home. My goal was to check out their new trail camera line in person and grab two or three of their latest “black-flash” cameras to replace some of my older antiquated “red-glow” flash (so-called “infrared”) models. […]