While he loves to wade in Mississippi’s big reservoirs, particularly his home lake of Grenada, guide John Harrison of Calhoun City advises anglers not to overlook any body of water as a potential wading spot.
Mississippi’s artificial reef program grew in February, when 207.4 short tons of culverts were deployed at four sites on the Cat Island Reef, thanks to the Building Conservation Trust (BCT) and the Coastal Conservation Association (CCA).
Depending on the weather, bass spawn early at Bogue Homa in March. An angler probably may have a 5-fish bag weighing 20 to 25 pounds. With those opportunities in mind, how do you go about putting fish in the boat?
Alot of conversations on the Gulf Coast start with “Where’s the trout?” It’s a fun way to kick off a conversation, and everyone knows some tall tales are about to be spun. The truth typically comes out somewhere in the mix of boasting and sandbagging.
Bass aren’t picky eaters. What they eat boils down to a simple two-step rule: small enough to swallow, big enough to be worth eating. In other words, the forage needs to be within a certain size range, which I call the “foraging window.”