• Fishing

    The Columbus and Aliceville pools of the Tombigbee River are great spots for hot-weather bass action.

    Head to the Tombigbee River for August bass

    Main-river sandbards, sloughs and oxbows are places to fish this month on big river
    August 08 at 1:30pm
    Zebra mussels can boost the growth of smallmouth bass, but they may also keep you from fishing some places.

    Zebra mussels, friend or foe?

    Silent invaders have moved to Pickwick Lake
    August 06 at 9:00am
    Shimano’s Curado casting rods

    Shimano’s Curado casting rods

    August 01 at 7:00am
    Culprit’s Water Dragon

    Culprit’s Water Dragon

    August 01 at 7:00am
    OtterBox cooler

    OtterBox coolers

    August 01 at 7:00am
    Crappie guide John Harrison uses crankbaits to catch keeper slabs in the summer on Grenada Lake.

    Summer’s slab trio

    Long-line, crankbait and power trolling are hot-weather techniques that put crappie in your cooler.
    August 01 at 7:00am
    Wayne Edwards caught this bass as the last rays of the sun hung over Okatibbee Lake.

    Bass after dark

    Summer fishing trips are much more productive when you want until the sun sets to hit the water. Here are some nighttime tips for more bass.
    August 01 at 7:00am
    Barnett Reservoir's fishing action is on a big upswing.

    Welcome back, old friend: The Rez

    Fishing at Ross Barnett Reservoir has never been better, at least not in recent years, thanks to efforts from agencies and fishermen. And the good times may just be getting ready to really roll....
    August 01 at 7:00am
    Calling it “as close to hunting as you can get without a firearm,” Capt. Mark Wright enjoys sight-fishing for bull reds in the Biloxi Marsh.

    Sight in on redfish

    Sight-fishing for bull reds in the Biloxi Marsh gives anglers a chance to hunt and fish at the same time. Here’s how....
    August 01 at 7:00am
    Here are some high-water inshore tips for hot-weather anglers.

    Hot weather, fish high water

    A rising tide doesn’t have to end your fishing day, especially during the summer, when water rushing into an estuary can set up a good bite in some great places.
    August 01 at 7:00am
    Summertime bass will relate mostly to shady cover like logs and laydowns.

    Shallow-minded bass tactics

    Bass seek refuge from the heat just like anglers do — but that doesn’t mean they all head deep. Learn how focusing shallow could be the ticket for plenty of fish this summer.
    August 01 at 7:00am

    Cover

    August 01 at 7:00am
    LiveTarget’s Scaled Sardine twitchbait comes in 3- and 3 ½-inch floating or suspended models, and is available in four color variations.

    LiveTarget’s Scaled Sardine Twitchbait

    Detailed, realistic lure is irresistible to multiple saltwater species
    July 23 at 9:00am
    The tip of this swimbait hook lies just beneath the surface of the soft plastic lure, allowing it to run through grass without getting snagged.

    How to skin-hook a soft plastic lure

    Simple tip keeps your rig weedless
    July 19 at 10:00am
    Recon Marines use the GOTWA technique to keep the team informed on each other’s whereabouts. You can use it to let others know about your fishing plans — and what to do if you don’t return.

    Use ‘GOTWA’ to develop a game plan on the water

    Inform others when you’ll be returning — and what to do if you don’t
    July 19 at 7:00am