• Bobby C's Outdoors

    When the stripers are biting in the late summer, early fall period, doubles on the fish are common for fishermen when trolling with crankbaits. Dustin Frucci of Louisville, Ky., holds a double caught with the author last fall.

    Rez stripers starting to heat up

    Barnett’s “other game fish” turn on in the fall
    September 12, 2014 at 11:30am

    Favorite Ganza memory still funny

    Lady had to know why husband was buying a can of urine
    July 25, 2014 at 3:15pm
    Cobia can be dangerous even after being gaffed.

    Rodeo memories: ‘Here’s to sharp hooks’

    63-pound cobia gets even, hooking angler on way in boat
    July 03, 2014 at 11:00am

    Rodeo memories: Painful birthday

    Woman probably wishes one shark had gotten away
    July 03, 2014 at 10:00am
    Over 20 years later the author still wonders what happened to the two Louisiana anglers and their mystery specked trout.

    Rodeo memories: The one that got away

    Missing speckled trout begins mystery that still haunts writer
    July 02, 2014 at 9:30am
    The working end of an alligator gar, which is obviously toothy enough to scare a young boy and a reporter.

    Rodeo memories: One tough ol’ gar

    Thought dead, prehistoric critter scares youngster and writer
    June 24, 2014 at 3:00pm

    Deep Sea Rodeo memories: 66 years of fun

    Best stories aren’t about the fish as much as it is the fishermen
    June 23, 2014 at 10:45am
    Capt. Tristan Armer of Ocean Springs with part of Sunday's limit catch from team Smack My Fish Up on a very rough opening day of the Gulf red snapper season. The rest of the photos show their red snapper catch that averaged 15 pounds, with two over 20

    Snapper situation turns dangerous

    With short window, some captains braved rough seas on Sunday
    June 03, 2014 at 1:03pm
    Joe Watts of Canton rarely switches off crickets for bluegill action and he rarely goes home disappointed.

    Base bream bait on production

    ‘Yuck factor’ can be considered, but it’s a fact of life
    May 29, 2014 at 9:20am
    Officers Corp. Marc McCleskey (right) and Corp. Travis McDonald are being hailed as heroes after saving Michael Williams, 11, from drowning Memorial Day on the Tenn-Tom Waterway in Columbus.

    Officers rescue child in Tenn-Tom

    Eleven-year-old was underwater at least 4 or 5 minutes, expected to make full recovery
    May 28, 2014 at 1:30pm
    Austin and Wesley Partridge of Terry were treated to non-stop catfish action on Barnett Reservoir. The lake, like most in Mississippi, has an under-utilized resource of catfish just waiting to be tapped.

    Time to enjoy Mr. Whiskers

    Water’s warming and the catfish are turning on
    May 21, 2014 at 10:45am

    Legislature’s surprising move

    Giving deer limits to MDWFP is the right move, and is long overdue
    May 01, 2014 at 1:30pm
    Bass pro Pete Ponds got an assist on this bass, diving on the deck of his boat to secure it after it jumped aboard while trying to sling a lure after breaking Bobby Cleveland's line.

    The ones that wouldn’t get away

    Funniest fishing stories involve bass that refused to swim freely
    April 16, 2014 at 4:20pm

    Hen turkey pays a timely visit

    Some stories just never get old and are worth being retold
    April 04, 2014 at 5:45pm
    The author holds up a stringer of big redear from Old Trace Park near Pontotoc.

    Nothing like a taste of redear action

    The March full moon brought the panfish to the beds this week
    March 20, 2014 at 11:30am
    For Rabbit Rogers, the satisfaction of catching crappie is all about the feel of the bite, or the thump as he calls it.

    Fishing for the thump

    Crappie might taste good, but it’s another sense they satisfy more
    March 13, 2014 at 3:15pm