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Recent articles by Brian:

Big Bucks Photo Contest: Start voting for your favorite contestant on Feb. 17

Winners in the Big Bucks Photo Contest will take home shares of $1,000 in gift cards from Van's Sporting Goods. → Read More

Mississippi Legislature: Harvest reporting, CWD on radar of new wildlife chairmen

New wildlife committee chairs to discuss mandatory harvest reporting of deer, but invasive species, ailing state parks and CWD are also concerns → Read More

'I said, Lord, just give me a chance.' Deer hunter harvests giant 200-inch, 24-point buck

A Mississippi deer hunter's prayers were answered when he harvested a 200-inch non-typical buck → Read More

South Delta's 2019 backwater flood: What if it happens again this year? Can folks survive?

People in the South Delta haven't recovered from last year's historic flood. "You hate to get your hopes up and be back where we were last year." → Read More

'It looked fake': It's only a 4-point, but you've probably never seen one like it

Extreme cases of piebald are estimated to be one in 5,000 to 10,000 deer and can cause defects and even death. → Read More

Ashley Jones: She went from battling depression to hunting alligators on 'Swamp People'

Mississippian Ashley Jones talks about her second season on the History Channel's "Swamp People" series and how she got there. → Read More

BBC America comes to Mississippi to film what?: Fireflies star in documentary

This species is very special and only exists in a handful of places worldwide. Mississippi is one of them. → Read More

'She's going to be a little sniper': This 7-year-old girl made a 250-yard shot on a deer

The 7-year-old girl was eating an apple and coloring. She put down her coloring book and shot a buck at 250 yards. → Read More

These Mississippi hunting zones are closed due to flooding. More closures expected soon

Two zones have already closed to all hunting except waterfowl. Here's a look at the status of the zones in the state. → Read More

'The unluckiest guy in America': Mississippi hunter bitten on head by copperhead in tree

The Mississippi hunter received 5 vials of antivenom and had to be airlifted. "I feel like I've been on a five-day drunk, but I'm fine." → Read More

Mississippi deer hunting: It's only her second buck, but it's a monster.

Woman had big deer on camera for two seasons before he finally made a mistake during the rut. → Read More

Deer-tracking dog recovers hundreds of trophies for Mississippi hunters

The Chocolate lab has recovered more than 100 just this season. Here's how he does it. → Read More

Too much rain: Reservoir officials attempt to mitigate flooding from Pearl River

Reservoir spillway discharge is expected to lessen flooding from Pearl River, officials say. → Read More

One dead, six injured in Friday night Waynesboro shooting

Waynesboro police seeking information about shooting from public → Read More

Shoot more deer: Confirmed CWD cases are on the rise in Mississippi

MDWFP says shoot more deer this season and provide samples for CWD testing. → Read More

A Mississippi hunter harvested a rare antlered doe. Then his trophy was stolen.

Female deer with antlers could be more rare than one in 5,000 → Read More

He's off the charts again: This deer made another amazing journey

Mississippi State University study buck makes 13-mile journey to winter home and another may have traveled much farther → Read More

Sister act: Mississippi girls knock down big bucks within minutes of each other

Sisters reach a milestone when both shot bucks in the same afternoon. → Read More

Battling giant salvinia: Barnett Reservoir to be lowered, but not as much as proposed

The battle against giant salvinia continues at Barnett Reservoir. Here's how it will affect boat launches, marinas. → Read More

This 8-year-old girl was doing school work, and then she shot a 12-point buck

A 160-yard shot may seem excessive for an 8-year-old, but not for Kate. Her mother said she had already harvested five deer before this hunt. → Read More