• Fishing

    Use your electronics to find post-spawn staging areas, similar to the ones used by bass during the prespawn.

    Post-spawn tips for Pickwick

    May 15 at 7:00am
    A nesting box can be made from scraps that are found around the house or in dumpsters at construction sites. This box is made from treated wood and is 30 inches long, 22 inches wide and 11¼ inches tall inside. The hole is 8 inches wide and 6 inches high.

    Fish attractor rules

    May 15 at 7:00am
    Bass pro Keith Combs landed this big 6-pounder with a topwater frog on a recent trip to Grosse Savanne Lodge in Cameron Parish, La., during Shimano’s “Cast Smarter” Media Conference.

    Get the jump on topwater frogs

    Elite Series pro shares his Top 3 tips for frog fishing
    May 14 at 7:00am
    Maynor Creek has been kicking out some very nice bass, and May is a productive month to catch some of these chunky largemouths.

    Fish Maynor Creek in May

    Drawdown, increase in cover has turned 500-acre lake around
    May 10 at 8:30am
    Enough cobia are in Mississippi waters in May to make for some great, targeted fishing action.

    Cobia bite peaks in May

    May 09 at 7:00am
    Ponds provide excellent fishing, but bass quickly learn to avoid capture.

    Bass learn to avoid capture

    How they learn remains a mystery, but it may help you improve your catch
    May 07 at 9:00am

    Cover

    May 01 at 7:00am
    When clear conditions make the fish spooky, a finesse jig will still produce bites.

    Small bait ... big results - How to use a finesse jig to catch more bass

    Bigger isn’t always better — a down-sized finesse jig might be just the ticket for days when bass are playing hard to get. Here’s how the pros rig up to take them down.
    May 01 at 7:00am
    Post spawn bass fishing on Pickwick Lake means finding fish in transition, which isn’t hard if you know where to look, like Lou Williams does.

    Pickwick Lake offers Mississippi anglers unusual post-spawn opportunities

    If you can keep up with smallmouths and largemouths that appear always on the move, you’re well on your way to conquering this Mississippi-Alabama-Tennessee reservoir
    May 01 at 7:00am
    At Okatibbee, Hunter Miles has a handle on post-spawn fishing, which usually means he has his hands on fish in May.

    What does May have in store for Mississippi bass fishermen?

    Young Collinsville, Miss., angler shares his strategy for putting late-spring bass in your livewell
    May 01 at 7:00am
    There's an outstanding list of bream holes scattered throughout the state.

    A primer for Mississippi bream fishermen

    May is prime time for Mississippi anglers to concentrate on tasty panfish. That takes care of the ‘why’ — leaving the where and how up for debate.
    May 01 at 7:00am
    Hand-grabbing is a social activity for friends and family, enticing fishermen of all ages and types to join this fun. This group made this haul in a single morning on Barnett Reservoir.

    Grab a Mississippi catfish and hold on

    Put your hand in the mouth of a huge catfish? Plenty of people around Mississippi believe that grabbing, noodling or hand-grabbing is the way to go when it comes to battling a big blue or flathead
    May 01 at 7:00am
    Cranka Crab

    Cranka Crab

    May 01 at 7:00am