• Mississippi Fishing

    Zebra mussels, friend or foe?

    The population of non-native zebra mussels has recently expanded in the Pickwick Lake and other Tennessee River impoundments. Although we will have to contend with this unwanted invader for a long time to come, some new information suggests zebra mussels may benefit fisheries as well as harm them.

    August 06 at 9:00am

    Cover

    It’s hard to think of a more-exciting way to spend a summer day on  the water than sight-fishing for big reds in the Biloxi Marsh.

    August 01 at 7:00am

    Shallow-minded bass tactics

    Nature is dynamic, and like a well-composed symphony, its performance comprises multiple complementary elements that rise and fall at the conductor’s direction. 

    August 01 at 7:00am

    Hot weather, fish high water

    Temperatures soar over the peak summer months across the southeast, with daytime temperatures in the 90s almost every day. Anglers looking to fish during the best conditions should look at tide charts and be ready to take advantage of rising water if they want to bust a limit of inshore targets.

    August 01 at 7:00am

    Sight in on redfish

    Mark Wright stood atop his boat’s tower, scanning the shallows along a shoreline in the Biloxi Marsh at the west end of the Mississippi Sound.

    August 01 at 7:00am

    Welcome back, old friend: The Rez

    In June in a normal year, Gene Bishop of Ridgeland would be looking for a first-place check after catching a five-bass tournament limit weighing 18 pounds on Barnett Reservoir.

    August 01 at 7:00am

    Bass after dark

    In the fading light, Justin Giles cast a shaky head worm toward a submerged shelf, and let the worm glide towards the bottom until it stopped — the start to a nighttime fishing trip that would get off to a …

    August 01 at 7:00am

    Summer’s slab trio

    Standing on the lower deck of his boat, Torch Tindle paused after unhooking another crappie from his brightly colored jig to reflect on a crappie fishing experience a few summers ago.

    August 01 at 7:00am

    OtterBox coolers

    High performance coolers have been around for several years now, and it seems like more and more companies are making them. And while many are content with making clones of other brands, OtterBox has taken things a step further, making their own Venture Series coolers with unique features that allow you to mount many of their other products directly to the coolers.

    August 01 at 7:00am

    Culprit’s Water Dragon

    Soft-plastic lizards were all the rage 20 years ago when the Carolina rig ruled the bass-fishing world, but over the past decade, you haven’t heard much about them. The creature bait has been the hot lure.

    August 01 at 7:00am

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