• Mississippi Fishing

    Top 3 surf-fishing mistakes

    Plenty of speckled trout anglers are very content to stay dry and comfortable in their boats to catch yellowmouths — but for those who really want to dive in and have more of a “hand-to-hand combat experience,” nothing beats getting down and dirty with trout in the surf.

    June 18 at 7:00am

    Counting down to suspended bass

    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. 

    June 15 at 7:00am

    Fishing on a higher plane

    Using planer boards to separate trolling lines is a tactic that has been around for a long time, but anglers continue to re-invent it, tailoring it to the species they are targeting. 

    June 15 at 7:00am

    Structure Snake weight slithers through cover

    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

    June 15 at 7:00am

    Bet on Pickwick’s ledges during June

    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.

    June 12 at 9:00am

    Enhance habitat, fish will respond

    Table Rock Lake is a 43,100-acre impoundment on the White River in the Ozark Mountains of Arkansas and Missouri that was built in 1958. 

    June 07 at 9:15am

    Record-breaking heat - and summer just started

    1. Hydrate

    June 05 at 1:45pm

    State’s 2nd commercial speck season did not open June 1

    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.

    June 04 at 9:25am

    Shoot that thang!

    If skipping simply frustrates you — or perhaps you’re teaching kids or other beginners — don’t fret; take a page from the crappie angler’s handbook and “shoot” your baits under the cover. 

    June 01 at 7:00am

    Take a shot at summer bass

    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. 

    June 01 at 7:00am

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