• Waterfowl & Duck Hunting

    Jeff Terry, right, enjoyed a great opening morning duck hunt near Eagle Lake, and has had limit hunts ever since.

    Ducks came south early, now headed north

    Mississippi hunters enjoyed great start only to see warm weather push mallards out
    December 05, 2014 at 3:45pm
    Mississippi's duck season opens Thursday, on Thanksgiving, and the state's hunters can be thankful that freak fall polar vortexes have pushed a lot of mallads south early.

    Turkey day also duck day

    Mississippi’s waterfowl season opens statewide Thursday
    November 26, 2014 at 3:10pm
    The Decoy Buddy, shown here with the optional floating crank handle, allows hunters to set their decoys for water depths up to 10 feet, and then retract the line inside the unit for tangle-free storage.

    Decoy Buddy makes setting spread ‘reel’ easy

    Just crank in line to keep dekes tangle-free
    November 10, 2014 at 7:30am
    Don’t just show up at the duck camp — take the time to do a complete rundown of all the equipment needed to ensure you can focus on the hunt, not fixing last-minute problems.

    Top 5 mistakes duck hunters make

    Work ahead of hunts prevents headaches during the hunts
    November 08, 2014 at 7:30am
    Flex Neck Field Goose

    Flex Neck Field Goose

    October 01, 2014 at 7:00am
    Hunters are hoping that the first cold front in September, scheduled later this week, will push blue-winged teal in for the first weekend of the early season.

    Busy weekend ahead

    Teal, South Zone dove seasons open
    September 10, 2014 at 11:00am
    Mississippi waterfowlers are hoping for another early and cold winter to help push ducks south ahead of the early-ending season.

    Duck season to end early

    Despite liberal frameworks, hunting will end Jan. 25
    August 13, 2014 at 4:45pm
    The 16-day special early teal season is set for Sept. 13-28.

    Teal season Sept. 13-28

    Commission also sets dates for other early migratory birds
    July 21, 2014 at 1:30pm

    Duck numbers up 8 percent

    Mallards among eight of 10 species to show increases over 2013
    July 03, 2014 at 9:30am
    Speed Reed

    Speed Reed

    July 01, 2014 at 7:00am
    This shot of hunters and their ducks from Saturday at Cole Lake Hunting Club near Isola is a prime example of Mississippi's 2013-14 season. A total of 15 hunters had a mallard limit.

    Duck hunters had great season

    From the Delta to the Coast, the shooting was outstanding
    January 27, 2014 at 3:30pm
    Vickie Gunn holds a specklebelly goose taken from a manmade Johnson grass blind.

    For geese, it’s all about corn

    January 15, 2014 at 7:00am
    Jay and Grady Gunn discuss how wonderfully the last flight of specklebellies worked into their decoys, and eventually into their hands.

    Filet mignon of the sky

    January 15, 2014 at 7:00am
    Tallahatchie County sees lots of daily flights of ducks and geese.

    Tallahatchie’s “secret” public ducks

    January 15, 2014 at 7:00am
    Ducks require lots of water and easy access food, which Tallahatchie County has in abundance in ideal years.

    Hunter’s new best friend: The Web

    January 15, 2014 at 7:00am
    A cold winter is the key to a great season of Delta duck hunting.

    On the edge of paradise

    January 15, 2014 at 7:00am