• Ducks

    While duck numbers are down in 2018 surveys, most species are above the long-term average, which is good news for Mississippi hunters.

    Duck numbers down in 2018

    October 16 at 6:00am
    Big Lake’s T-Rex duck calls

    Big Lake’s T-Rex duck calls

    October 01 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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    The annual waterfowl surveys by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service has good news for Mississippi duck hunters.

    Annual duck survey promising

    Some species up, some down, but overall there’s good news
    August 15, 2017 at 3:15pm
    It takes a lot of gas in the truck and boat to keep abreast of areas ducks are using throughout the season because migrations, weather, and hunting pressure keep them on the move.

    No. 1 key to duck success

    January 15, 2017 at 7:00am
    You don’t have to wait to get home or to the camp before breasting out ducks, if you know this trick.

    How to field-breast ducks

    This technique keeps you legal
    January 13, 2017 at 12:00pm
    Austin Partridge of Terry killed his first black duck Wednesday on a WMA hunt in the Delta.

    Arctic blast pushed ducks down

    Mississippi hunters reporting success all along the Delta
    December 22, 2016 at 3:00pm
    Delta duck hunters with the ability to pump water will have the advantage again when the second three-day weekend season opens Friday (Dec. 2-4). Their dogs may have some more ducks to retrieve.

    Second brief duck season opens today

    Still a good news/bad news situation for Delta duck hunters
    December 02, 2016 at 9:20am