whitetail deer hunting

Hammer Whitetails with Today’s High-Powered Handguns

In a world where long-range rifle hunting is all the rage, hunting deer with a handgun might seem futile. And while it’s true that even the best handgun hunter can’t drop a deer at a quarter-mile, today’s crop of hunting handguns is better than ever, thanks in no small part to innovative new loads...

Turn Your Truck Into a Mobile Deer Hunting Tool

My truck is my home away from home. I find this sentiment holds true for most of the people I know who spend a lot of time outdoors or a lot of time in their truck.  A vehicle can say a lot about a person, such as what they enjoy doing or even what...

Mississippi DWFP Hires First Female Director of Wildlife

JACKSON, Miss. — The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) has chosen its first female Director of Wildlife Resources with the hiring of Amy Blaylock, the agency announced Wednesday. The announcement comes after the hiring of Russ Walsh as the Wildlife Executive Staff Officer. “We are proud to have Amy accept this...

The Best Shed Hunting Secret to Help Your Deer Hunting

My mind wanders as I shed antler hunt. That leads to my hiking boots wandering as well. Don’t be a wanderer. You’ll find more shed antlers if you grid a property and search it like a CSI team hunting for clues at a murder scene. Focus your Nikon and boot effort for maximum return....

How to Never Again Suffer From Poison Ivy

I don’t know how many times I’ve had poison ivy over the years but I’m fortunate that it’s not as bad as some folks I’ve seen who must be more sensitive to it. I’ve never really had such a terrible case, at least that I can recall, that it would scare children or make...

Hone Your Projectile Management Instincts All Year Long!

Ahhh…  to contemplate the trajectory of one’s life. To envision our path in life. To take control of our destiny. Even the road less traveled needs to be negotiated with attentiveness and discipline. Zen, the origins of man’s earliest religion is to be the next step instead of just taking the next step. Now,...

Plan Now for Your Best Warm-Season Food Plots

Most hunters who think of food plots think of deer hunting on or near cool-season plots in the fall. But warm season plots, those with plants that provide high protein and nutrients in the spring and summer, are vitally important to game animals.