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    For whitetails, the author’s arsenal contains everything from rifled slugs all the way down to a .223. His overall favorite is the .35 Whelen.

    Pay attention to the business end

    Preference in weapons, ammo and sights pales in comparison to the ability to put your shot on target when the opportunity presents itself
    Yesterday at 9:00am
    You can turn a discarded deer antler into decorative buttons.

    Don’t toss it — button it up

    Even if they’re not going on the wall, antlers have many uses
    September 17 at 7:00am
    Look in Pete Ponds’ boat in September and you are going to find at least one rod with a Bandit 200 crankbait, for obvious reasons.

    Five baits Ponds ties on this month

    September 15 at 7:00am
    Getting in on a lease or hunt-club land late in the preseason doesn’t have to hurt your chances of taking a big buck.

    Last minute land: go deep, stay late

    September 15 at 7:00am
    Spending time at the range or in the back yard shooting your bow and/or gun will help you make that critical shot once the season opens.

    No matter the weapon, practice

    September 15 at 7:00am

    Dove field-ology

    September 15 at 7:00am
    In addition to color, the profile of the lure you’re throwing also will determine its effectiveness depending on what forage predators are feeding on at the time.

    Lure profile - not just color — an important factor

    Consider what fish are looking for when they’re hungry
    September 14 at 7:00am
    Mississippi's red snapper season will reopen Friday through Sunday this weekend.

    Red snapper season opens again Friday

    Mississippi coastal anglers get another weekend
    September 12 at 2:10pm
    Daniel Wilson, of Mobile, Alabama, shows off the 9-foot alligator he battled and eventually harvested from his Hobie PA 14 in Bayou Heron south of Pascagoula on Sept. 1.

    9-foot gator landed — from a ‘yak!

    40-minute battle in Bayou Heron culminates in angler’s first-ever gator
    September 12 at 11:40am
    Understanding how water moves through the marsh — and the ‘traffic system’ fish use to travel — will help you locate honey holes and make you a better angler.

    Understanding how water flows through the marsh

    Fish use ‘sidewalks, streets and highways’ to travel and chase bait
    September 12 at 7:00am
    A secret to successfully fishing a frog over grass is to make sure the bass has the lure in its mouth before setting the hook.

    Three-pronged bass approach at Lake Okhissa

    September brings fishing challenges; here are ways to attack those fish
    September 11 at 9:00am
    Mississippi’s teal season kicks off Saturday, Sept. 15. Staying mobile and targeting public lands with shallow water will improve your odds of success.

    Scouting for teal

    If you can, stay mobile and target shallow areas
    September 10 at 7:00am
    A healthy bass population has good recruitment, but a strong spawn does not necessarily result in more catchable bass and good bass fishing.

    Self-regulating bass?

    Success of recruitment not related to the number of spawners.
    September 07 at 9:00am