Bass Fishing

As fall comes, consider Davis Lake for lunker bass

When Jeff Foster caught his 17.34-pound bass at Davis Lake three years ago, it was no fluke.

“I went there, like I always do in winter, hoping to get one bite,” said Foster, of Tupelo, whose fish is the second largest bass ever recorded in Mississippi. “My favorite time of the year is the pre-spawn and I like the coldest, rawest days I can get. […]

Deer Hunting

Deer season a week away

Jerry Miller is having a hard time concentrating on his professional or personal life this week.

“I’m afraid I’m consumed with deer season, and it’s getting so close,” said Miller, 27, of Brandon. “I have scouted. I have hung stands. I have prepared my clothes for scent control. I have shot about a thousand arrows.” […]


Youth squirrel hunt opens Saturday

Tim Spencer had a hard time measuring just how long he’s been waiting for Saturday (Sept. 24) to arrive.

“It’d be easy to say I’ve been looking to this day for eight years, since that’s how old my son Henry is,” said Spencer, an avid outdoorsman and a longtime fan of squirrel hunting. “But honestly, I think it’s more like 35 years, because that’s how many years it’s been since Dad and Grandpa took me on my first squirrel hunt. […]