• Mississippi Fishing

    Homemade crappie rig box

    Bobby Murray loves a hot crappie bite, and he likes to be ready to maximize every opportunity he gets. Suffice it to say, he has plenty of tackle bags to carry all the hardware and baits he needs, but Murray has developed a simple but effective system for keeping key items at close reach.

    February 15 at 7:00am

    Winter keys for small-lake bass

    Dan Smith uses the same basic approach on the smaller lakes — those measuring between 50 and 500 acres — but he is quick to take advantage of what a smaller, shallower pond offers.

    February 15 at 7:00am

    Stick to bass-fishing fundamentals on colder waters

    So what about the coldest area of the state up in the northeast corner and the slow-to-warm clear waters of Pickwick Lake and Bay Springs Lake (Tenn-Tom Waterway)?

    February 15 at 7:00am

    Pro-Drive X Series with stick-steering

    Pro-Drive is a small company attuned to the wants and desires of its customers, building boats and motors to be used as a unit. Pro-Drive designers and builders all use shallow-water boats and drives when hunting and fishing, are open to suggestions and have the experience to make ideas work. 

    February 15 at 7:00am

    Excel F4 Center Console

    The F4 and F86 Center Console shallow-water boats harken back to the beginnings of the Excel Boat Co. With deep roots in duck hunting flooded Arkansas timber, Excel began with a need for tough durable boats and has grown to be a premier manufacturer of affordable models targeting the unique needs of outdoor recreational enthusiasts. Excel’s motto is “One weld at a time,” and its commitment to quality is readily evident.

    February 15 at 7:00am

    Xpress XBay 21 and 23

    Fifty years ago, Xpress Boats changed the horizon of aluminum boat building by being the first to weld an aluminum boat. Later, it pioneered construction based on using longitudinal rib construction rather than cross ribs and injecting expandable foam to create a unibody platform that exceeded Coast Guard Standards and provided enhanced performance while dramatically reducing hull noise and increasing the overall safety of their boats. 

    February 15 at 7:00am

    Tracker Pro Team 195TXW

    The Tracker Pro Team 195 TXW is the largest, most-powerful, all-welded, modified Vee aluminum boat Tracker Marine has ever built. And no space was wasted, either. It’s packed that start at the bow with a huge bow casting deck and continue to the box beam, all-aluminum transom. 

    February 15 at 7:00am

    Ranger RT198p

    Feature after fishing feature, inspired from their famous fiberglass lines, make the new Ranger RT198p a hard-core fisherman’s dream boat. It gets your attention with good looks and wins you over an excellent combination of features, storage, fishing space and attention to detail. There is performance, too, as the RT198p’s pad hull is rated for up to 150 horsepower.

    February 15 at 7:00am

    Gator Trax Strike Series

    Gator Trax Boats have been the mainstay in mud boats for more than 15 years, and several years ago, it began offering boats powered by standard outboards. With the Strike Series, they have applied their knowledge of hulls and construction to produce aluminum bass boats that begin with the best ideas and improve on them. 

    February 15 at 7:00am

    G3 Sportsman 19

    The Sportsman 19 bass boat is a new offering from G3 Boats for 2017. It is a complete package that includes features fishermen want and exceeds the expectations of many. The Sportsman 19 begins with lots of deck space in an excellent layout and adds enough storage to turn the heads of fishermen everywhere. The custom-painted, Red/Silver or Blue/Silver color schemes are head turners, but so are the Mossy Oak® Break-up or Shadowgrass camo options.

    February 15 at 7:00am

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