• Mississippi Fishing

    How to fish deep holes for EASY fall and winter speckled trout limits

    Jon Miller, a new Sportsman Field Reporter, knocks this instructional fall speckled trout video out-of-the-park. He launched out of Hopedale, La., last week and had a great trip. More importantly, Jon shows in great detail how to catch specks from October through January. The weather pattern for the next couple of weeks fits perfectly with this video.

    November 08 at 3:15pm

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    Catching your target fish is easy some days, hard or even seemingly impossible other days. 

    November 07 at 9:00am

    Bridge the gap this fall for saltwater success

    With a forecast of 40 degrees and a 40-percent chance of rain, I was expecting a call to cancel a planned inshore fishing trip with two captains in Bay St. Louis the day after Thanksgiving.

    November 01 at 7:00am

    Catfish off the bottom

    Think of all of your hunting and fishing pursuits and imagine your quarry in its preferred environment.

    November 01 at 7:00am


    You can only be at one fishing location at a time — so what if you could make that spot more productive by attracting baitfish and gamefish to your specific area?

    November 01 at 7:00am

    Z-Man Bait BinderZ tackle bags

    Hard-sided tackle boxes are so 80s! They are bulky and create a lot of wasted space. And if you’re using mostly soft-plastic lures, it’s inconvenient to store them in hard tackle boxes while keeping them in their factory bags.

    November 01 at 7:00am

    The new Matrix Monster

    Chas Champagne and charter boat captain Ty Hibbs, both Louisianians, were having a ball this summer catching jack crevalle and the occasional large speckled trout off the coast of Florida.

    October 25 at 9:00am

    Part of Barnett Reservoir closed to boating

    Acting on the advice of aquatic vegetation experts, the Pearl River Valley Water Supply District declared an emergency related to the outbreak of the invasive plant giant salvinia and closed the Pelahatchie Bay area of Barnett Reservoir to all public boating.

    October 23 at 9:00am

    Fishing pressure falls, but bite increases

    One bonus of the October arrival of hunting seasons is decreased fishing pressure on inland and coastal waters of Mississippi. That it coincides with a time when many saltwater and freshwater species are entering major feeding periods creates an ideal situation for hard-core anglers.

    October 16 at 12:00pm

    Bugs! Fish aren’t the only things biting

    Fishing along Mississippi’s Gulf Coast is great in October.

    October 15 at 7:00am

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