Mississippi's Beaver Dam Lake should
be on every waterfowler's wish list

On this particular day, six hunters had their limits in just more than 30 minutes.

Updated: January 25, 2006, 9:44 AM ET
By Taylor Wilson | Special to ESPNOutdoors.com

BEAVER DAM, Miss. — Ever hear the one about the guy who struck gold in his backyard?

Well, I don't know if it was gold in the literal sense, but north Mississippi's Mike Boyd has certainly dug into a treasure.

"Yeah, it might not have been the best time of the year to dig out a boat chute, but I figured what the heck. A guy with a trackhoe had time, so I said, 'Get 'er done," Boyd said in explaining the fresh work in his backyard.

It's a backyard that is on the banks of ...

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Beaver Dam should be on every waterfowler's wish list