You consistently can catch more big bass out of well-managed ponds and small lakes than from any large reservoir not intensively managed for big bass. You also can manage small ponds and lakes to consistently grow a number of easy-to-catch 5-pound-plus bass.
About five minutes into our run, I thanked Tommy Barrett for launching at Pass Christian rather than Gulfport. Rather than running due south to get to our destination, we were running southeast, which meant we had a front-row seat for one of the most spectacular sunrises I had ever seen.
There is a common misconception among many deer hunters that public land wildlife management areas in particular are vast wastelands where orange-clad wanderers roam the woods from daylight until dark.
Deer season is right around the corner, but there's still time for you to improve the size of the bucks you'll see this year.