Shooting Ranges Greenville MS

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Yazoo National Wildlife Refuge
(662) 839-2638
728 Yazoo Refuge Road
Hollandale, MS
Other Activties
Boating; Hiking; Hunting

Fowler`s
(870) 265-3512
821 West Highway 82
Lake Village, AR
 
Enid Lake
(662) 563-4571
264 C.R. 39
Enid, MS
Other Activties
Boating; Camping; Fishing; Hiking; Horseback Riding; Hunting; Interpretive Programs; Off Highway Vehicle; Picnicking; Recreational Vehicles; Visitor Center; Water Sports; Wildlife Viewing

Blue Bluff Campground, Aberdeen, Ms
662-369-2832x290
20051 BLUE BLUFF ROAD
Aberdeen, MS
Other Activties
Boating; Camping; Hiking; Hunting

Arkabutla Lake
(662) 562-6261
3905 Arkabutla Dam Rd
Coldwater, MS
Other Activties
Biking; Boating; Camping; Fishing; Hiking; Hunting; Picnicking; Visitor Center; Water Sports; Wildlife Viewing

Cooperative
(662) 332-7264
559 Raceway Road North
Metcalfe, MS
 
Southern Aquaculture Supply Inc
(870) 265-3584
931 Saint Mary Street
Lake Village, AR
 
Sardis Lake
(662) 563-4531
29049 Highway 315
Sardis, MS
Other Activties
Boating; Camping; Fishing; Hiking; Hunting; Interpretive Programs; Off Highway Vehicle; Picnicking; Recreational Vehicles; Visitor Center; Water Sports; Wildlife Viewing

Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway
(918) 487-5252
3606 West Plymouth Rd.
Columbus, MS
Other Activties
Biking; Boating; Camping; Fishing; Hiking; Historic & Cultural Site; Horseback Riding; Hunting; Interpretive Programs; Picnicking; Recreational Vehicles; Visitor Center; Water Sports; Wildlife Viewing

Twiltley Branch
601-626-8431x25
9200 HAMRICK ROAD NORTH
Collinsville, MS
Other Activties
Biking; Boating; Camping; Fishing; Hiking; Hunting

Determine Winter/Summer Range

Author: 
Hawkeye270

One of the most important components of deciphering a new hunting area is distinguishing between the summer and winter ranges for the game that you plan to pursue. Without knowing this you cannot make reliable assumptions about where the game will be come opening day. Knowing these areas will allow you to take the current weather (as well as the past couple weeks) and apply that to the landscape and make an educated guess as to where you might find that big buck or bull.

There are a couple ways to go about locating these areas. The first is to just arm yourself with a map and get out in the field and find out for yourself. Take a look at a map and locate the higher ground in the unit that you have selected. Game animals will generally use this higher elevation terrain during the summer. As the seasons progress and the temperature drops and snows accumulate, these animals will move to lower adjacent elevations. Females and younger males will generally migrate first, with the mature males staying up high a little longer. You should be looking for drainages that will connect the summer and winter range that will allow game animals to slip by more or less undetected. In many cases, deer and elk will start out in their summer range (public land), move along their migration corridors (a mixture of medium elevation public and private) and then end up on the winter range which is more often than not privately owned. There are some really good late-season public land hunts that one can consistently take home meat however.

I suggest to contact your local fish and game department however and speaking with the biologist assigned to your area before heading out to investigate for yourself. This will save you a lot of time and help focus your efforts. As these people are typically over worked and thus very busy you need to contact them in the offseason. Spring and early summer are good times to contact them and you will find that they will...

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