Get ready now for hunting season

This time of year, most hunters are hunkered down under an air-conditioning vent. It’s still a bit of a wait until hunting season, but that doesn’t slow down the daydreams or anticipation. Patience may be a grand virtue, but in August, it’s wearing thin for hunters. […]


Aliceville offers great July action

If I could pick only one place to fish in July, I’d fish the Tombigbee River on the Tenn-Tom Waterway and the Aliceville Pool. At this time of year, you really can catch quality bass off the old river ledges there with a Mann’s 15+ and a 20+ crankbait. My favorite colors are blue/chartreuse, black/chartreuse and Tennessee shad. […]


Extravaganza a sign summer’s over

I hate summer. It’s too hot and humid to do anything worthwhile outside, in my opinion. I don’t fish much, don’t have the patience for baseball, would rather hit my thumb with a hammer than work in the yard or a garden and the beach is for, well, terns and seagulls. […]

As Big As they Grow

Some gimmicks work, others don’t

I’ll try anything to catch a crappie. I admit it. When it comes to crappie gear, I’m a crappie-a-holic. I mean, I’m the first and sometimes the only one I know to buy and try the latest gimmick that claims to catch crappie. […]


Casull dishes it, if you can take it

Like a spouse in a dysfunctional relationship, I find myself missing the abuse. After all, I had developed a really close relationship with the Ruger Super Redhawk over a four-day hunt for European boar and feral hogs at Caney Creek Lodge. […]

Deer Hunting

Legislature again weighs outdoor bills

The Mississippi Legislature has officially been in session since last January. The story on the street since then has been rumors of the availability of additional money this year due mainly to high sales tax collections from Katrina rebuilding business. […]

As Big As they Grow

May is the calm after the storm

Man, time flies when you’re having fun, doesn’t it?!? This spring has come and gone in a blur for me — just one crappie right after another, all season long. I hope you enjoyed the height of this year’s crappie spawn as much as I did. […]