• Fishing

    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
    Cliff Pace had a good day two at the 2018 Bassmaster Classic on Lake Hartwell, SC, and will begin the final day of the event in 16th place.

    Cliff Pace moves up leaderboard at Bassmaster Classic

    Petal angler moves to 16th, will fish day three of Classic
    March 17 at 8:01pm
    Cliff Pace sits in 21st place after day one of the 2018 Bassmaster Classic on South Carolina's Lake Hartwell.

    Petal's Cliff Pace in 21st place at Bassmaster Classic

    Jason Christie in 1st place, Greg Hackney in 43rd
    March 16 at 9:20pm

    Flood area action taken by MDWFP

    All areas impacted by rising water now no-wake zones; Wolf Lake closed to recreational boating
    March 07 at 11:45am
    In a March 2015 Bassmaster Central Open on Ross Barnett, Gene Bishop of Ridgeland found big female bass on a prespawn pattern to post a victory. He’ll try to repeat March 1-3 on Barnett Reservoir.

    Bassmaster Open at Barnett Reservoir

    February 28 at 7:00am
    Robert Allen with a Marshall County hawg.

    February fishing hot spots

    February 12 at 7:00am
    Cold-water bass fishing on Barnett Reservoir will be tested by Bassmaster Central Open anglers.

    Lots of B.A.S.S. traffic on Barnett

    February 01 at 7:00am
    Mississippi’s coastal rivers in January, especially on a freakishly warm day after the layers of clothing have been shed, can produce speckled trout and redfish in the same spots.

    Five January hot spots

    January 15 at 8:00am
    Limits of big crappie have been taken from the edge of the river channel above and below the Mississippi Highway 43 Bridge at Barnett Reservoir. It's usually a winter hot spot but this year, it started earlier and has just gotten better.

    Barnett crappie hot in December

    Early Christmas present is like a gift that keeps on giving
    December 20, 2017 at 6:30am
    Sachh Kirk of Madison caught this 6½-pound bass with his first baitcaster in Hinds County.

    5 hot spots for December fishing

    December 14, 2017 at 6:00am
    The Tenn-Tom Waterway produces plenty of big blue and flathead catfish this month from deep holes. And eating-sized channel cats are around, too.

    Fishing through the fall

    November 13, 2017 at 6:00am
    October is a time of transition for most salt water species, like the sheepshead. It opens the door to some productive action very close to the shoreline.

    The Sound of better close-in fishing

    October 16, 2017 at 7:00am
    Pete Ponds uses his own designed Pete Ponds Finesse Swim Jig from Talon to catch bass at Barnett Reservoir when the shad begin to stack in the pad fields.

    Bass chasing shad — that’s a good thing

    October 13, 2017 at 7:00am
    Will Major Brister, 9, caught his largest bass to date, this 8 1/2-pounder, while visiting his grandparents, Buddy and Gwendy Clairain, in Ebenezer. He was fishing with his grandfather in a private pond, using his new baitcasting outfit to present a watermelon/red Fluke.

    Five fishing hot spots for October

    October 12, 2017 at 7:00am
    Bassmaster Elite Series pro Cliff

    How to catch more fish with Rat-L-Traps

    Alter lure for use around hard structure
    October 05, 2017 at 11:00am