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Recent articles by Brian:

Juice Kiffin, wildly popular unofficial mascot of Ole Miss, was born of this Oxford kennel

Ole Miss football unofficial mascot and celebrity Juice Kiffin has more than 43,000 Twitter followers. → Read More

Will buying and selling white-tailed deer be allowed in Mississippi? Here's what we know.

The Private Landowners Association of Mississippi is expected to ask the Commission on Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks to allow sales of captive deer. → Read More

Mississippi deer hunter ends 30-year journey with dad's .30-30 rifle and a 'trophy' buck

A deer hunter harvested a buck with a rifle given to him by his father more than 30 years ago and while not a giant, it's a true trophy in his eyes. → Read More

This Mississippi deer hunter was studying for exams. He went home with a 150-class buck

After three years of seeing a trophy buck on trail cameras, a Mississippi teen studying for exams harvested it. → Read More

Mississippi deer hunter almost wrecks hunt 3 times. He bagged a giant 180-class buck.

After three heart-pounding encounters in one afternoon, a Mississippi deer hunter bagged a buck of a lifetime. → Read More

A wild year: The top 5 Mississippi outdoor stories of 2022...ICYMI

From Buck No. 140 to a rare rattlesnake to a long-forgotten fish trap that is possibly hundreds of years old, we saw it all this year. → Read More

14-year-old MS deer hunter bags 140-class trophy buck, makes life-long memory with mother

Hunting alongside her mother, a Mississippi teen harvested her biggest buck that scored an impressive 144 5/8 inches. → Read More

These giant Mississippi state record catfish weigh over 100 pounds, but how old are they?

Two state record blue catfish were caught in 2022 weighing 104 pounds and 131 pounds and as big as they are, they aren't as old as some may think. → Read More

Deer hunting: MS ranked as a top state for monster bucks by Field & Stream magazine

Field & Stream named Mississippi one of the top states for monster bucks along with powerhouse deer hunting states like Illinois, Ohio and Indiana. → Read More

'Goodness gracious': MS deer hunter bags 140-class trophy buck. It should have been bigger

A Mississippi hunter's buck scored in the high 140s even with a missing tine that should have measured close to 11 inches. → Read More

CWD reducing Mississippi's deer population. Here's how it could affect your deer season

Landowners and managers say CWD is reducing deer populations with an even more significant impact on mature bucks. → Read More

GPS-collared deer that crossed the Mississippi River 4 times leaves clue to his location

A hunter at Phil Bryant WMA found Buck No. 140's GPS collar in the middle of the deer's winter home the Ten Point Hunt Unit. → Read More

Mississippi deer hunting: An early rut due to cold weather? Here's what you need to know

Although there is regional variation, the breeding season for deer in Mississippi occurs basically at the same time each year. → Read More

'It was total disbelief': Third time a charm for MS deer hunter, bags 140-class buck

A Mississippi hunter had two near-misses with a trophy 8-point buck, but despite the odds, he got third chance and was able to make it count. → Read More

The holidays are here: Don't miss these Christmas light displays near Jackson

Lights and Christmas go hand-in-hand. Here are four displays you don't want to miss near Jackson this holiday season. → Read More

CWD testing: Here's where drop-off freezers are located for the 2022-23 MS deer season

MDWFP is urging hunters to have deer tested for CWD and has added and moved freezers to make it more convenient for hunters. → Read More

'This is unheard of': Mississippi team takes crappie world by a storm, wins triple crown

Hayden and Dan Jeffries of Mississippi are dominating the world of crappie fishing and are the first to win three national championships in one year. → Read More

Huge lions once roamed Mississippi and they're highlighted at new fossil and artifact show

American lions became extinct about 10,000 years ago, but not before the arrival of Mississippi's earliest known human inhabitants. → Read More

'I felt sick': Deer hunter ends emotionally grueling hunt with 160-class public land buck

A Mississippi deer hunter thought he had little to no chance of finding a buck he shot, but patience and tracking dogs produced a 160-inch trophy. → Read More

Twisted Whisker Cat Café: A place to relax, have a snack and be adopted by a cat

The Twisted Whisker Cat Cafe may be the only cat cafe in the state and its furry felines are looking for new families. → Read More