The slumbering long-beard sits in a logging road with his head tucked away underneath his wing.
Outdoor Updates

A sleeper at Canemount WMA

Lincoln County hunter Ricky Case harvested a sleeping gobbler on Canemount WMA. While cleaning the turkey, he discovered two shotgun pellet wounds in its breast area. […]

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Avoid the October Lull

It’s fall, and that means deer hunting has finally returned in Mississippi, with archers excitedly anticipating the Oct. 1 opening of bow season in four of the state’s five deer zones.

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Bass Fishing

Classic baits for Mississippi’s state-lake bass

Opportunities abound in the Magnolia State for busting bass. Mississippi is full of time-proven lakes of the highest rank. Whether it’s lily pads in a cove, stands of cypress trees, flooded, dying timber, deep creek channels, grass beds, submerged trees or fields of stumps — we have it all.

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Deer Hunting

A landowner’s perspective

Leasing land for hunting is big business and is profitable for landowners. Lease rates once priced to covering landowners’ taxes have risen in recent years and still on the increase. Landowners, both individual and corporate, avoid commenting on the subject since it’s such a hot topic.

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Hey, come join the (hunt) club — or not

Mississippi hunters have a couple of basic choices when looking for hunting grounds: public or private land. Public land is open to anyone, and most private lands are owned by individuals, families or timber companies. Unless a hunter owns his own dirt or can barter with landowners for hunting rights, private land has to be leased for hunting privileges.

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