• Mississippi Fishing

    Strong River floats require preparation

    It is blessing and a curse, but parts of the Strong River have little or no cell-phone service. Tall trees and high banks block the signal. For that reason, if no other, be sure to file a travel itinerary with someone who will take responsibility if you fail to show up at an appointed time.

    October 15 at 7:00am

    October bass at Bogue Homa

    My October pick is one of the best fall bassing lakes in Mississippi is shallow, 882-acre Lake Bogue Homa with its several feeder creeks near Laurel. October is when the baitfish start moving out of deeper water and into shallow grass, vegetation and lily pads, with the bass following. Bass realize they need to put on weight for the cold weather that’s coming. 

    October 12 at 9:00am

    VIDEO - How to catch crappie in thick grass beds

    For many anglers, fishing for crappie is an open water game. And whether they look for deep holes or shallow water with sunken brushpiles or stumps, you’ll find many anglers watching their electronics closely for any sign of fish or submerged debris that could be hiding the fish. It’s a great way to put crappie in the boat, but it’s not the only way.

    October 10 at 3:40pm

    Vanishing act

    A few years ago, I was fishing for smallmouth bass with Steve Quinn, a fisheries biologist and editor of In-Fisherman. We had caught plenty of fish throughout the sunny day. In the middle of the afternoon, we began fishing a bank that was partly shaded. I could easily see large rocks and boulders 5 feet deep in the clear water.

    October 09 at 9:00am

    Bush hooking for huge river catfish

    Check out these techniques for setting bush hooks for big catfish.

    October 08 at 10:35am

    Fall's 4 saltwater fishing hotspots

    Finally, anglers and the fish they pursue are getting a reprieve from the heat. Football season is in full swing, cookouts are more comfortable than they’ve been in months, and the fishing action is as good as it gets along the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

    October 01 at 7:00am

    Find a Strong spot

    After his kayak passed over a log, left the current and slowed in a long, still run of the Strong River, Mark Golden realized the opportunity that presented and went into action.

    October 01 at 7:00am

    Oddball foursome - Take these four fun fall fishing excursions

    As soon as the grub floated through the gap in the rocks and fell on the deep side of the jetty, Sid Montgomery felt the slightest bump and saw the faintest twitch in the line.

    October 01 at 7:00am

    Plano’s Kayak V-Crate

    If tackle storage on your kayak is an issue (and it probably is), then this custom designed tackle box for your ‘yak is definitely worth considering.

    October 01 at 7:00am

    VIDEO: Angry man jumps on boat and abandons his own

    This gentleman may regret his decision to board a boat without permission.

    September 25 at 1:45pm

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