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Sports: Adventures

4-H participants perform well in state shooting competition

NATCHEZ — Emily Hootsell, Allison Freeman and Natalie Russell know how to have a good time on the shooting range. These three locals represented the ... Read more

Tales of a diehard jig fisherman

The Old Rivers at Vidalia, Deer Park and Yucatan produced some nice size white perch this week. Several customers/friends stopped with an ice chest half ... Read more

Locals interested in learning about Louisiana black bears

FERRIDAY — Before managing a large population of bears, it’s generally a good idea to do a little research first. That’s exactly what Louisiana Department ... Read more

How to spot thermocline on the lakes

That was a nice week considering it is August. Air temperatures during the early morning hours felt great. Reports on the fishing are still mixed ... Read more

Meeting on black bears set for Wednesday

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries and University of Tennessee will host one of four planned statewide meetings at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the ... Read more

Local couple uses extra land to create motocross track

  NATCHEZ — Stan and Sharon Jackson moved just outside of Natchez five years ago in search for land to raise their cattle, but the ... Read more

Summer can offer great fishing trips

August is doing it’s best to remind us where we live — the South. The heat is on. Last August, the water topped out at ... Read more

Local fisherman views bass fishing as tranquil challenge on water

Ferriday — As Sean Maples sets sail on his motorboat on Lake Concordia and casts his bait into the muddy water, he knows there is ... Read more

Fishing for the perfect bait

The Mississippi River has finally offered us a favorable stage for fishing the live oxbow lakes. Saturday morning, there were boats of every description headed ... Read more

Natchez hosts Ducks Unlimited state convention, earns high praise

NATCHEZ — The convenience of everything being within walking distance combined with the turnout at the Ducks Unlimited State Convention this past weekend wooed Ducks ... Read more

Carp theory still a big mystery

If the Mississippi River predictions hold up, we could see the lowest level of the year, so far, by Monday. For the past couple of ... Read more

Cavin takes a ‘different’ approach to mounting hunting game

NATCHEZ — Most who come across Daniel Cavin’s skull framing jobs tend to generalize his product as “different,” and that’s perfectly fine for Cavin who ... Read more

The lost art of fly fishing is recommended

Apparently, the Mississippi River level at Natchez is stuck at 35 feet. We just cannot get a river level below 35 feet to allow us ... Read more

Group hosts first gun bash event to introduce new chapter

Ferriday — The guns came out to play at the Quality Deer Management Association’s first Louisiana Delta Branch gun bash dinner Friday evening, and QDMA ... Read more

Asian carp main story of summer

The Mississippi River stage is at a good level for fishing the live oxbow lakes. The level is just about back down to 34 feet, ... Read more

Siblings enjoy different aspects of rodeo

NATCHEZ — Sidney and Coleman Holt are a package deal when it comes to participating in local rodeos, and it would take an unlikely scenario ... Read more

Get ready for possibly last river rise

Needless to say, the popular recreation lakes were buzzing with boat activity this holiday weekend. We were blessed this Fourth of July by a small ... Read more

Silver carp to blame for poor fishing

The bass bite picked back up, but the size of the fish caught dropped off. Normally by July, we would be crossing the levee to ... Read more

Miss-Lou Tours offers outdoors activity like fishing for jumping carp

Vidalia — As TJ and Todd Fulmer found out Friday afternoon, fishing can be hit or miss. Unfortunately for the young anglers, Friday was a ... Read more

Franklin County High School wins first fishing state championship

NATCHEZ — Imagining a more dramatic finish to Franklin County’s first state championship in fishing would be a pressing matter, especially when you add the ... Read more

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