Deer Hunting

Once again, we’re No. 1

A year ago in the March, 2016 installment of Happy Trails I announced that the Quality Deer Management Association (QDMA) reported in their annual Whitetail Report that Mississippi had been deemed No. 1 in the entire country for mature buck harvest. I mean really, in the world of whitetail deer hunting, being No. 1 overall in such a category is a big, big deal. […]

Bass Fishing

What triggers the largemouth bass spawn?

It’s that time of the year. The dogwoods are in bloom, the water is warming, the days are getting longer, and the bass are building nests and spawning. But what triggers the bass spawn? I doubt the blooming dogwoods put the bass in a romantic mood. Is it photoperiod? Temperature?  […]