• Waterfowl & Duck Hunting

    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 team of teal hunters gather for a photo after a September morning in 2017 around a shallow converted catfish farm pond.

    Blue-winged teal still plentiful

    September 05 at 7:00am
    Alpz Doggie Duck Blind

    Alpz Doggie Duck Blind

    June 01 at 7:00am
    Mississippi waterfowl hunters get another liberal shot at ducks and geese in the 2018-19 season.

    Duck seasons virtually unchanged

    Liberal frameworks allow 60 days of hunting, 6-duck bag
    May 02 at 9:15am
    The Cabela’s Instinct Hi Vis Layout Blind lets you hide from ducks and geese in plain sight.

    Top new gear choices for 2018

    January 15 at 7:00am
    January ducks don’t act the way they did back at Thanksgiving when the season opened. It takes slightly different approaches to keep bagging them consistently.

    Late season waterfowl tips

    January 15 at 7:00am
    A retriever bringing back a prize is a common sight in the Delta in January.

    Great duck outlook

    January 11 at 9:00am
    Duck hunting veteran Torch Tindle from Bolivar County, like most Mississippi duck hunters, can only hope that November’s early push of ducks into the state is a good sign of better things to come during January’s peak migration.

    Try these late-season tips for Mississippi Delta ducks

    Late-season waterfowl might be tough for many Delta hunters, but these tips should help keep those limits coming.
    January 01 at 7:00am
    Hunter Myers, Hunter Fortenberry, Jon Deron, Austin Fortenberry, and Austin Partridge found wood ducks and a few others at a private camp in Claiborne County.

    Early season Mississippi Ducks: Take ‘em or leave ‘em?

    Should Mississippi duck hunters try and kill all the early ducks they can this month, or should they save some for later in the season? Here are three different ideas on the subject of waterfowl hunting.
    December 01, 2017 at 7:00am
    Attaching a welcome mat to the stand’s deck prevents your dog from losing traction in wet, muddy conditions.

    DIY duck blind dog stand

    November 30, 2017 at 6:00am
    At the conclusion of the Mississippi Youth Waterfowl Hunting and Education Camp, campers go to a public waterfowl hunting area and put into practice the skills they’ve learned at camp about hunting waterfowl.

    Mississippi’s Youth Waterfowl Camp

    November 14, 2017 at 6:00am
    You can “Texas rig” your decoys using basic fishing tackle if you plan on storing them hanging up.

    DIY decoy rigging

    Fishing tackle makes customizing dekes for your pond easy— and cost-effective
    November 09, 2017 at 6:00am
    Advances in battery-powered tools like a hedge trimmer and reciprocating saw make the job of brushing your blind much easier.

    Blind brushing tips for opening day

    Battery-powered tools make the job much easier
    November 08, 2017 at 6:00am
    Tri-Star's Viper Max is a great pick for the budget-conscious sportsman, especially if ducks, geese and wild turkeys are on the menu.

    Tri-Star's latest shotgun debuts in time for duck hunters

    For the sportsman who's on a budget, this shotgun may be the ticket
    October 01, 2017 at 7:00am
    An often-overlooked hunting opportunity is the early Sept. 1-15 season for resident Canada geese.

    Early migratory bird seasons

    August 30, 2017 at 6:00am