Don’t miss dove opener!

With just over a week to go before the opening of the 2012 dove season, many public hunting opportunities remain available through two programs offered by the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks. […]

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The best dove hunt ever

Opening day of dove season has always been special. As a hunter it was cause to celebrate — a bevy of opening days would follow in the coming months for small game, deer, ducks and all. […]


Season, like the table, is set for duck hunters

Mother Nature has set a near-perfect table, and the Commission on Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks has set the dates, now we’ll have to see if the 2012-13 duck season meets the expectations of Mississippi hunters.

On Wednesday, the Commission proposed a 60-day statewide duck season, the maximum allowed under federal frameworks, divided into three segments. Hunters get two three-day weekends early, Nov. 23 – Nov. 25 and Nov. 30 – Dec. 2, before the main 54-day split opens Dec. 5 and runs through Jan. 27, the last day allowed. The youth weekend is Feb. 2-3. […]

Bass Fishing

Get cranking for summer bass

Mention dog day cranking to most bass fishermen, they start talking about mega-diving lures that search for big fish that are seeking relief from the sun and heat on deep structure.

But when you talk to B.A.S.S. Elite Series bass pro Pete Ponds, he immediately lights up and raves about something totally different. […]

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Former skeet champ Satterwhite has no Moscow boycott regrets

A former skeet bronze medalist, Mississippi native John Satterwhite wasn’t surprised at team USA’s early shooting successes at the London Summer Olympics. He feels his country should dominate the shooting sports, and could always have enjoyed golden moments like those produced by Kimberly Rhodes (women’s skeet) and Vincent Hancock (men’s skeet) in these Games. […]


Dove hunt drawing starts today

A sure sign that hunting season is approaching is when the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks begins its application process for limited “draw-type” hunting opportunities around the state. […]


Study yields ‘scary’ results on outcome of BP oil-spill dispersants

Coastal fishermen have enjoyed great fishing since the Deepwater Horizon oil disaster of 2010, but they have lived with the fear of potential long-term impacts to the ecosystem lurking in their minds.

A study released Tuesday on the Public Library of Science Web site indicates there is definite cause for future worry — but not because of the 200 million gallons of crude that spewed unabated into the Gulf of Mexico for over three months. […]