What do you think of when you hear about properties along the Big Black RiverMature hardwoods? Trophy deer hunting? Large turkey populations? Wild hogs? This 790+/- acre tract in Attala County, MS offers it all. This Sportsmans Paradise has over one mile of river frontage that serves as both its northern property boundary and county line, separating Attala and Holmes County. This tract is 70 miles from Jackson, MS, 150 miles from Memphis, TN and 250 miles from New Orleans, LA Established approximately 30 years ago, Apookta-Big Black Hunting Club has owned and managed this property with limited pressure. Referred to as The Swamp, this property offers 490+/- acres of mature hardwoods with a large amount being various oak species, 190+/- acres of two-year-old cutover, 50+/acres of 8 year old cutover, 25+/- acres of 13 year old plantation pine and 18+/- acres of food plots. There are miles of internal road and trail systems that navigate throughout the property, most of which are easy to travel via truck and electric vehicle. Scattered across the property, you will find numerous sloughs as well as a river bed that is nearly one mile long. The property has a very private setting as it is accessed by a graveled entrance that is of a mile long. For lodging, there are two deer camp specials which include water and power, derived from a generator. There is a large metal shed with three oversized, open bays that can be used for large equipment storage, as well as a smaller 30 X 40 shed for additional storage. The cooperation of adjoining land owners is main factor with managing a propertys wildlife herd. The two adjoining land owners also implement managing programs to ensure quality hunting for years to come. Another important factor for a property is its ability to provide year round use. During the summer months, there is great trail riding along the road and trails as well as fishing on the banks of the river and riverbed. This tract has consistently produced trophy deer hunting season after season and it is not uncommon to hear multiple toms on the roost during the Spring. There is an adjoining 1 287 acres offered for sale by Mossy Oak Properties, Forest Investments, with an additional 80 lease This offers the possibility for 2 077 acres along the Big Black River This property includes two cabins and a shop. The Swamp has provided years of memories and stories for generations to come. From nights at the camp around a fire, first deer and turkey kills, summer fishing adventures and family trail ridesthe book has been written. This 790+/- acre tract is waiting for your family to start their new chapter.
Durant, Mississippi 39063
Directions From Madison, MS: Drive north on I-55 for approximately 47 miles, take exit 156 towards Durant/ Kosciusko. Turn left onto MS-12 E and continue to drive for 2.7 miles. Turn right onto MS-51 S, and continue to drive for 0.7 miles to the four way stop. Turn left onto MS-12 E and continue to drive for 2.2 miles. Turn left onto Attala County Road 4101. Proceed to drive on County Road 4101 for 3.2 miles, then take a slight left onto Attala County Road 4201. In 0.8 miles, turn left and the property gate will be on the right in 200 feet.
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Adam was born and raised in Attala County in the small town of Sallis, MS. After high school, he attended Holmes Community College for two years before transferring to Mississippi College where he received his B.S. in Kinesiology. He began working at Mississippi Sports Medicine after he graduated in 2009. He worked under the guidance of orthopedic surgeons for 7 years before deciding to pursue a career that would get him out from behind the walls and into his element…the outdoors.
Not only is he an avid outdoorsman, he has a love and passion for the outdoors. He was brought up hunting, riding horses and just being outdoors in general. He was taught at a young age to respect the dirt under your feet and utilize it however you can. Adam was raised to treat the person next to you the way you want to be treated, work hard for what you have and put God first in your family. He fits the profile of a “good, home-grown country boy”. Whether he is sitting in a tree stand in Mississippi, chasing turkeys in Kansas or just riding down a dirt road with his wife and daughter, he always seems to find himself in awe of the playground the Lord has given. His love for the land, drive to help others, and the attention he believes people deserve is what makes him the right agent for you.
In 2010, Adam married the former Gail Bankston, who was born and raised in Carroll County. They share an equal love for the outdoors and enjoy spending time together hunting and fishing. In 2016, they welcomed their daughter Adelyn Grace into the world. Adam and his family are residents of Madison, MS.