It was fitting that Shane Ragon fell to his knees when he first put his hands on the massive antlers of the buck he killed Oct. 6 in the middle of a sweet potato field near his home in Calhoun County.
Heck, he was on both knees when he made the shot.
“I am not ashamed to tell you that I got very emotional when I grabbed those antlers and lifted them up and saw what I had done,” the 40-year-old Ragon said. “I cried. I laughed. I cried again. And I laughed again. […]
It broke a trolling motor. It broke a boat trailer winch strap. But what the 697 1/2-pounder will most be remembered for breaking is Mississippi’s record for heaviest alligator ever taken by a hunter. […]
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement Division agents arrested a Mississippi man on Feb. 17 for allegedly hunting ducks out of season in Concordia Parish, the agency reported. […]