• Redfish

    Chas Champagne with Matrix Shad always keeps a close eye out for snot grass like this, because he typically finds redfish in the area.

    Sight-fishing support

    Stingrays, snot grass dead giveaways redfish are nearby
    July 18 at 7:00am
    Berkley’s 5-inch Grass Pig, shown here in swamp gas color, is a heavy soft plastic lure with lots of action that Devin Denman finds especially effective when targeting redfish.

    A killer redfish swimbait

    Berkley’s 5-inch Grass Pig gets it done
    July 17 at 7:00am
    Eddie Berthelot Jr. fishes a gold spoon with his rod tip down to keep the lure 6 to 8 inches under the surface of the water, and he recommends being patient on the hookset to reel in more redfish.

    The lovin’ spoonful

    A guide’s top tips to catch more redfish with spoons
    November 20, 2017 at 6:00am
    Anglers make three mistakes when fishing with ChatterBaits, but FLW Tour pro Brian Latimer provides tips to ensure you get the most out of the vibrating jigs.

    Top 3 ChatterBait mistakes

    Pro tips to catch more fish on vibrating jigs
    November 16, 2017 at 9:00am
    Catching a redfish on a fly is growing in popularity and a free Fly Fishing Fair for salt water anglers will be held this weekend in Ocean Springs, with experts to assist anyone in that pursuit.

    Free fly-fishing fair Saturday in Ocean Springs

    Event offers instruction on fly-fishing in salt water
    September 11, 2017 at 2:00pm
    Success during the spring often means allowing the wind to dictate where you should fish.

    Springtime tip: Play the wind, tides

    Focus on clean water to mop up
    March 15, 2017 at 6:00am
    The author caught this short redfish on a Z-Man Finesse TRD fishing the recently dredged section of Simmons Bayou.

    Scout on low-tide days

    You just might discover a mud ledge and a new favorite fishing spot
    January 09, 2017 at 8:35am
    The Mississippi coast is a great option when weather turns a little too warm for hunting.

    Too hot to hunt? Go fish!

    November 14, 2016 at 6:00am
    Keeping the sun at your back and wearing polarized glasses to more easily see underwater will help you catch more shallow-water reds in the marsh, according to Chas Champagne

    Best bets for shallow reds

    Use these 6 tips to catch redfish in skinny water
    October 16, 2016 at 6:00am
    In September, the waters of the Mississippi Sound and the barrier islands, and even the bays of the coastal rivers begin to fill with schools of redfish. It’s a great month to get at the fish.

    Redfish here, redfish there

    September 13, 2016 at 6:00am
    Capt. Terry Snow caught this nice griller redfish fishing a jig and soft plastic on a shallow grass line.

    Fish don't like the heat either

    Grass beds are go-to spots in the summer
    August 10, 2016 at 9:00am
    Antonio Rubio of Bay Minette, Ala., set a new state record for red drum.

    State has new record redfish

    Alabama angler betters longstanding record by over 8 pounds
    June 21, 2016 at 4:00pm
    A hard T-top makes a great sight-fishing platform, but you need a ladder to get up there.

    The best sight-fishing tool for redfish

    Collapsible ladder can be stored, pulled out when needed
    January 16, 2016 at 6:30am
    Chris Ellis, with Huk performance fishing apparel, shows off a nice marsh red he caught using a Z-Man Chatterbait near American Bay out of Buras, La.

    Top 5 sight-fishing tips for redfish

    Guide explains tides, lures and casting
    October 17, 2015 at 6:30am