• Fishing

    Matching your reel gear ratio to the technique you’re fishing will enable you to not only cover water more efficiently, but capitalize on the strikes you do get — and ultimately put more fish in the box.

    How to choose the right reel gear ratio

    It depends on the technique you’re fishing
    May 16 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
    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
    Ronnie Daniels

    Daniels named to commission

    April 26 at 7:00am
    Mississippi anglers will have more red snapper opportunities in 2018, thanks to a new program that gives states more control of the season.

    Red snapper season to open May 25

    Mississippi gets more opportunity; just how much is in doubt
    April 18 at 9:10am
    Spooling line up to about a 1/16-inch away from the beveled edge on your baitcasting reel allows for optimal performance — and lessens your chances of creating a bird’s nest.

    Easy tip to prevent backlash

    Spooling the correct amount of line is key
    April 17 at 7:00am
    In mid March, male crappie on Barnett had already turned black and moved shallow for the spawn. There's one lighter colored female in the bunch. Since April 1, both males and females are in deep water.

    Crappie yet to spawn on Barnett Reservoir

    Freak cool nights have kept water temperatures down, delaying process
    April 13 at 2:50pm
    Speckled trout will invade Mississippi Sound and Biloxi Marsh when the surface water temperature climbs into the 70s.

    Water temperature affects specks

    March 27 at 11:45am
    Cliff Pace was very consistent over the three-day 2018 Bassmaster Classic. The Petal angler finished in 16th place.

    Cliff Pace finishes 16th in Bassmaster Classic

    Jordan Lee wins second consecutive Classic title
    March 18 at 6:09pm