Hunting LandHunting Land Sold - Copiah County, Mississippi
Little River South
LITTLE RIVER SOUTH – 141 acres west of I-55 in Copiah County within the boundaries of The Homochitto National Forest and 3/4 miles of frontage on the Homochitto River. Access is via Hwy. 550 and St. Paul Lane to Ridgewood Lane dead ending at the gate into the property. The property consists of 27.1 acres of 3 year old pine plantation, 46.5 acres of new replanted pines and 64.9 acres of hardwood bottomland along the river and drainages. A road runs from the gate to the river with ATV trails branching off road for good access about the property.
The Homochitto National Forest is a U.S. National Forest in comprising 189,000 acres. The Homochitto purchase unit was established in 1936 as the first National Forest in Mississippi. The Forest was named for the Homochitto River, an Indian name for Big Red River. France, England, Spain, and the United States strongly influenced the area of land around what is now the Homochitto National Forest. The land area of the forest is located in parts of Franklin, Amite, Wilkinson, Adams, Jefferson, Lincoln, and Copiah counties.
The area is well known for excellent deer and turkey hunting opportunities. In addition there are several State Lakes (Calling Panther, Copiah Lake and Lincoln Lake) managed for trophy bass, bream and crappie fishing within an easy drive from the property.