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Teenager just misses record jack

Wil Permenter was determined to beat the fish, a presumed giant jack creavalle, which kept his 9-weight fly rod arced so horribly that its tip stayed well below the reel for the entire fight south of Horn Island on June 14.

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June 25 at 10:30 am
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New crappie limits now official

Mississippi’s Commission on Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks gave its final approval this week to new crappie limits at five of the state’s top fishing lakes, including four North Mississippi Flood Control Reservoirs (FCR).

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June 24 at 12:45 pm
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Tripletail arrive on Mississippi coast — Learn how to catch them

Fishing guide Ronnie Daniels saw his first tripletail of the year in May, but it wasn't until this week that the fish showed up in numbers just off the beaches of the Mississippi coast.

"We saw over 20 today, which is abnormally good," Daniels said. "We caught eight."

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June 24 at 10:00 am
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Follow postspawn bass for consistent bites

Perhaps the most-frustrating season for bass fishermen is that period between the end of the spawn and when fish settle into their deeper, summer patterns.

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June 23 at 7:00 am
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11 post-spawn tips to catch more crappie

Earlier this year, Tim Bye was working a turnaround while the Internet was abuzz about big catches of spawning crappie.

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June 22 at 7:00 am
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How to mop up on bedding bream

Fishing beds is an extremely productive way to catch huge bluegills or shellcrackers, as it enables anglers to target the males guarding the beds.

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June 21 at 7:00 am
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Top 8 tips for more bream

Bass fishermen might be happy with a few bites in a day, but fishing for bream is about numbers. Filling the box.

And Louisiana’s Freddie McMullen has learned how to up his odds of success.

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June 20 at 7:00 am
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Denson masters bass in the heat

As a longtime reporter of fishing on Barnett Reservoir, and other Mississippi waters for that matter, I am often asked how to catch fish in the summer.

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June 19 at 8:00 am
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The best thing you can do when fishing topwaters

Nothing is more exhilarating than catching speckled trout on topwater lures — and nothing is more maddening than repeatedly missing fish that are constantly blowing up on your bait.

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June 19 at 7:00 am
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Make a child’s fishing trip about him or her

Popular Mississippi/Alabama guide Brad Whitehead provides great tips on why you should take a kid fishing, but also puts things in perspective, courtesy of his young son Nathan, on how to teach a new angler and have him coming back for more.

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June 18 at 8:00 pm
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Saltwater guides’ top equipment

When I began bass fishing back in the early ’90s, I made myself a pretty simple promise: I would NOT spend a lot of money on my rods and reels.

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June 18 at 7:00 am
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Reynolds wins Elite redfish event

As if overcoming a field full of pro redfish anglers wasn’t enough, Lance Reynolds also beat back Mother Nature to win the Yellowfin Elite Redfish Series’ Mississippi Major last weekend in Gulfport.

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June 17 at 12:00 pm
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Time to check inflatable PFDs

I remember well the first time I got my hands on an inflatable, suspender-type personal flotation device. It was back in 1999, when the B.A.S.S. Federation Nation Nationals were held on the Red River.

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June 17 at 7:00 am
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Hunter Harvest gets boost

A grant from the Walmart Foundation State Giving Program will help the Mississippi Wildlife Federation’s charitable distribution of venison feed the hungry.

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June 16 at 12:00 pm
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Bass pro Pete Ponds never shy about throwing frogs

Ka-SPLOOSH! 

Nothing can match the exciting sound, and hopefully the feel, of a bass blowing up on a plastic frog.

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June 16 at 8:00 am
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Guide to handling big bass

Catching a true trophy largemouth is the lifelong goal of countless bass anglers, and if you’re ever lucky enough to get your hands on a certified 10-pounder — especially if you want to catch and release the fish — proper handling techniques will definitely increase its chances of long-term survival.

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June 16 at 7:00 am
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