Additional Bream and Catfish Stocked at Lake Lamar Bruce

The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) recently stocked an additional 200,000 Bluegill, 10,000 Channel Catfish, and 100,000 Redear Sunfish into Lake Lamar Bruce in Lee County. The fish were reared at the Private John Allen National Fish Hatchery in Tupelo. “The double stocking of Bluegill and Redear Sunfish is a proactive management approach that we are using to delay the Largemouth Bass population from overcrowding,” stated MDWFP Fisheries Biologist Tyler Stubbs. Continue reading

3rd White-tailed Deer Gun Season Opens December 24

Mississippi’s 3rd white-tailed deer gun hunting season will open December 24th and will run through January 17th. Hunting with dogs is allowed during this season. Legal deer include either-sex on private lands and legal bucks only on open public lands. Open public lands may include National Forests and Corps of Engineers lands that have statewide seasons without special regulations. For seasons and bag limits on Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs), please see the individual WMA regulations at Continue reading

Phil Robertson is No Hater


It is inconceivable to me that in this great country, nearly two and a half centuries after the founders declared independence “with a firm reliance on the protection of divine Providence”, that a man of faith must consider political fallout lest he be labeled a bigot, a zealot or even worse…a Christian. It’s a good thing that Phil Robertson is not a politician. If he was, he would very likely be making apologies for his faith and strong Christian values. Continue reading

LDWF Warns of Panther Hoaxes in Louisiana

Kevin Richardson’s Cole, the Black Leopard living in captivity. Photo courtesy of Kevin Richardson.

Kevin Richardson’s Cole, the Black Leopard living in captivity. Photo courtesy of Kevin Richardson.

Black panther in northwest Louisiana? Well it says so on Facebook, so it must be true! Not!

Every year, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries gets dozens of reported sightings of large cats, both tan and black. When investigated, almost all of these claims turn out to be more common species such as house cats, bobcats, otters, dogs, or even feral hogs. Continue reading