Only children ages 15 or younger can shoot during Mississippi’s youth turkey season. A child at least 12 years of age and under 16 years of age must have a certificate of satisfactory completion of a hunter education class to hunt alone during the season. […]
The Mississippi Commission on Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks proposed in September to enact the state’ first mandatory harvest-reporting system that will be in effect during the 2019 spring wild turkey season. […]
All friction calls — box, trough, pot or scratch box — will need a little TLC from time to time. A scour pad such as Brillo or Scotch-Brite, 120- and 320-grit sandpaper, and some box call chalk is what’s needed to get started. […]
What’s the biological reason for gobblers to get “henned up” early during the annual spring turkey season? Charles Ruth, a biologist who works with turkeys in South Carolina, explained that it’s just a natural thing. […]
During a recent hunt in the Homochitto hardwoods of Franklin County, my hunting partner Shane McCullough and I weren’t having any luck luring in a tom. We heard several on the limb, but they were quickly joined by hens and went silent.