• Small Game

    Dove field-ology

    September 15 at 7:00am

    Find the dove buffet

    The best wing-shooting on Labor Day weekend will usually be in fields where doves have discovered a solid food source. You need to join them.
    September 01 at 7:00am
    Mississippi dove hunters will sweat through September's opening season, but will enjoy a longer, cooler third segment in December and January.

    Wing shooters get ready: It opens Saturday

    Dove, goose and shore birds kickoff hunting seasons
    August 29 at 8:30am
    Mississippi dove hunters can get ready for more winter shooting, with a season that has been extended through Jan. 31.

    Dove season extended to Jan. 31

    Commission approves ‘most attractive dove season ever’
    May 02 at 9:00am
    Once Feb. 1 rolls around, rabbit hunters with a good pack of dogs are some of the most popular sportsman in the world. Deer season is over and invitations to rabbit hunt come in almost daily.

    Rabbit hunters take center stage

    February 08 at 7:00am
    A dying art, it might seem, squirrel hunting remains Mississippi’s top small game target.

    Bushytails best beware

    February 07 at 7:00am
    These hunters ran into hefty canecutters on an island off the upper Pearl River area of Barnett Reservoir.

    Canecutters and hillbillies

    February is rabbit-hunting time in Mississippi. Be ready to hit the swamps and briars for swamp rabbits and cottontails.
    February 01 at 7:00am
    Joe Shumaker gives young hunters safety instructions before a squirrel hunt with his dogs.

    A perfect start for young hunters

    January 15 at 7:00am
    Youth-oriented squirrel hunts will take place at Barnett Reservoir in February.

    New youth squirrel opportunity set

    January 11 at 8:00am
    Joe Shumaker takes a squirrel from one his well-trained mountain cur dogs during a hunt. Using dogs in January and February turns squirrel hunting into a social event.<br />

    Dog day afternoon (or morning)

    Hunting with dogs is a great way to bag a limit of squirrels after the trees shed their leaves.
    January 01 at 7:00am
    A long season and liberal bag limits give Mississippi hunters a chance for days like this one.

    Squirrel and dumplings, easy and healthier

    October 15, 2017 at 7:00am