The first Delta lakes that come to mind when one thinks of great bream fishing are probably the oxbow lakes along the Mississippi River. Who can argue that Horn, Tunica, Flower and Beulah are world-class bream lakes?
July each year means fishing for king mackerel. If youre practicing or fishing with members of the Southern Kingfish Association, carry a coffee can with you. After running 50, 60 or 70 mph for two to four hours, youll need a place to store all the screws, nuts, bolts and washers that have jarred loose from the boat.
Members of the Magnolia Crappie Club have dubbed 2009 “The Year of the Big Crappie” at Ross Barnett Reservoir in Jackson. The “Rez” isn’t historically known for big crappie, but there have been more 3-pounders caught this year than tournament director Hugh Krutz can remember in his 13 years of fishing Barnett.
Phil King of Corinth, one of the nations leading catfishermen, has proved his prowess in national, regional and state catfishing tournaments, winning four National Catfish Derby Championships and the Bass Pro Shop Big Cat Quest on the Mississippi River.