• Fishing

    Depending on the numbers and sizes of bass you catch this month at  Bogue Homa, more than likely you’ll bring trophy grass to the boat as well as trophy bass.

    October bass at Bogue Homa

    Largemouths are pulling out of depths, moving to abundant shallow cover
    October 12 at 9:00am
    Professional angler Whitey Outlaw loves fishing heavy vegetation for crappie.

    VIDEO - How to catch crappie in thick grass beds

    If you bypass vegetation mats, you're missing a lot of fish
    October 10 at 3:40pm
    This smallmouth bass was caught from shallow water with a sand bottom and scattered, sparse vegetation. The light and mottled coloration makes this fish invisible when it is resting on the bottom.

    Vanishing act

    Fish change color to match environment
    October 09 at 9:00am

    Bush hooking for huge river catfish

    October 08 at 10:35am
    Plano’s Kayak V-Crate

    Plano’s Kayak V-Crate

    October 01 at 7:00am
    John Alford of Brandon spent many October days in past decades catching hybrid striped bass on the Pearl River above Barnett Reservoir. He’s hoping a big stocking of the fish will lead to another run this year.

    Oddball foursome - Take these four fun fall fishing excursions

    White bass, hybrids, flounder and gar can make many an angler’s day
    October 01 at 7:00am
    The author with a spotted bass coaxed from a tree top with a shad-patterned crankbait.

    Find a Strong spot

    Spotted bass are the highlight of a float trip down Mississippi’s Strong River
    October 01 at 7:00am
    October’s change in temperature may cool the waters of the Gulf of Mexico, but it sure heats up the bite for redfish and other species.

    Fall's 4 saltwater fishing hotspots

    Mississippi’s Gulf Coast offers plenty of adventures for the saltwater fisherman who’s up for a nice, October boat ride and a full cooler.
    October 01 at 7:00am
    Delta Lures started mass-producing spinnerbaits  in 2011, and now their offerings are sold all over the country.

    Delta Lures’ Spinnerbait

    Available with traditional “r” bend — or in a “twisted” model
    September 24 at 9:00am
    Look in Pete Ponds’ boat in September and you are going to find at least one rod with a Bandit 200 crankbait, for obvious reasons.

    Five baits Ponds ties on this month

    September 15 at 7:00am
    In addition to color, the profile of the lure you’re throwing also will determine its effectiveness depending on what forage predators are feeding on at the time.

    Lure profile - not just color — an important factor

    Consider what fish are looking for when they’re hungry
    September 14 at 7:00am
    Mississippi's red snapper season will reopen Friday through Sunday this weekend.

    Red snapper season opens again Friday

    Mississippi coastal anglers get another weekend
    September 12 at 2:10pm