Without question, the toughest bass to catch are the ones suspending over deep water. Without definitive cover to target, anglers find it difficult to reach and entice fish that are typically in a negative mood.
The real secret to the catfish rig used by angler David Magness is the weight, a specially designed model made and sold by his fishing partner, Rusty Jackson of Olive Branch, through his website, bigrivercatfishing.com.
Pickwick Lake is a great ledge lake. Although you primarily will be fishing for and catching largemouths there in June, when you get a strike, you don’t know what you’ll reel in, because all types of fish and baitfish will be running those ledges. All of the Tennessee River lakes are extremely fertile and home to an abundance of baitfish. During June, the ledges are the structure you can bet on to find and catch bass.
After learning the speckled trout quota for the entire year had been met, Mississippi Department of Marine Resources announced last week that the second phase of the commercial speck season would not open Friday (June 1) as scheduled.
Shade, shelter and feeding opportunities; it’s no wonder bass don’t want to leave their docks. You pluck a few from the perimeters with moving baits and maybe flip a couple off those outside posts, but consistency hinges on your ability to take it to ’em.
Lake Okissa near Brookhaven, Mississippi is the stop for this week's episode of Sportsman TV. Host Greg Hackney got together with Bernie Reed, the owner of Reed's Metals. Hackney was excited to discover a lake with deep water within a couple hour drive of his house.