Month: September 2016

Mississippi Deer Archery seasons Open October 1 & 15

JACKSON –The opening of deer archery season is October 1 for the Hill and Delta Zones and October 15 for the Southeast Zone. Longbows, recurves, compound bows, and crossbows are all considered legal archery equipment and can be used during…

Squirrel Season opens October 1

MS Dept. of Wildlife, Fisheries & Parks JACKSON – The 2016 – 2017 Mississippi fall squirrel season opens on October 1, 2016 and closes February 28, 2017. The special youth squirrel season is September 24 – September 30 on private…

Wildlife Festival Sept. 24

Wildlife Outdoor Learning Festival (WOLF) will be held at Noxubee Refuge Saturday Sept. 24 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Wildlife displays, crafts for kids, bluegrass music, canoeing, free hotdogs and drinks, and other activities for the whole family. Call…

Off-road vehicles bring fun, hazards

By Leslie Burger MSU Extension Service STARKVILLE, Miss. — Speeding along a wooded trail on a bright, chilly morning can bring a lot of enjoyment and excitement. And it sure is a lot easier getting to that back-country deer blind…

What you need to know about game cameras

By Jacob Dykes MSU Extension Service STARKVILLE, Miss. — Hunters love new gadgets that are supposed to help them find and harvest more game, but most of this gear falls short of delivering on its promise. Game cameras, also known…

Hunting leases earn landowners income

By Daryl Jones Natural Resource Enterprises MSU Extension Service There are several things landowners should consider before allowing people to use or rent their land for recreation, such as hunting and fishing. Important considerations include drafting a legal lease, addressing…

Women take aim at bow hunting action

By Mary Grace Eppes MSU Ag Communications MISSISSIPPI STATE – Many Mississippi bow hunters eagerly await the first hunt of the season and each year, more of those hunters are women. Katie Pepper of Canton, a former Mississippi State University…

Full Webster Progress Times Electronic Version 09/28/2016

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Voter registration deadline next week

From Press & Staff Reports Eligible Webster Countians who have never registered to vote have a little over a week to do so in order to vote in the general election. Absentee voting is also underway. Residents who have never…