Hunting the Zoo

The opening could be seen through the trees as I eased toward the food plot. When the path made a final turn, I could see the green patch ahead. I slowed down and worked my way around a huge mud hole, easing toward the end of the trail just in case deer had already made it to the food plot. […]

Bass Fishing

Finally Fall!

Without hesitation the talented bass angler quickly swept his rod to the side and drove the steel hook deep into the jaw of a hungry largemouth bass. The lunker bass fought like a demon, but was quickly subdued, admired and released by the expert angler. […]


Top Bow WMAs

When the Mississippi Game and Fish Commission began in 1932, the Hospitality State was practically devoid of whitetails. In fact, only about 1,500 deer lived in the state, and those were located in largely inaccessible areas in the bottomlands of the major rivers. […]


Two-week bow season prep plan

What would you say was one of the most inexcusable acts in deer hunting? Certainly the list could be quite long. But perhaps at the top of the order is when a hunter falters on the most elemental responsibility of undertaking proper preseason preparation. […]

Bass Fishing

Lily pads keep Barnett bass cool

September’s a real-iffy month for successful bass fishing. The fish can be in transition, moving from shallow to deep, they can be schooling or they can be holding on bank cover. Regardless of where you’re fishing this month, if you can find lily pads, you usually can catch bass. Ross Barnett Reservoir, near Jackson, is my September pick because it has plenty of lily pads. […]