Other Hunting

Hype for Snipe

As duck season fades away and deer season wanes, most hunters begin to retire to their warm homes to recuperate after a long season. A few may go afield for late-season rabbit hunts and a February squirrel or two, but few have wingshooting on their minds this late in the year. […]

Inshore Fishing

The secrets of Cat Island

Cat Island, only 7 miles from Long Beach Harbor, may have the best and most-dependable fishing year-round off the Mississippi Coast. One of the advantages that anglers have who go to Cat Island to fish during January is that they always can find protected waters there with speckled trout and redfish. […]

Bass Fishing

Lake Bogue Homa bass

Bogue Homa, a fairly-shallow lake located in Jones County on Highway 84 near Laurel, has about 1,000 acres and several small creek channels running through it. During the winter months, the bass hold close to or in the creek channels. […]


Long-Distance Operator

Joe Poole had been cooling his heels in his truck for much of the day last Jan. 13, watching a huge bean field that was literally full of deer. It was four days after a major snowfall, and the cold weather had deer up and moving. […]