• Inshore Fishing

    Cranka Crab

    Cranka Crab

    May 01 at 7:00am
    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
    You can’t retrieve a MirrOlure too slowly; most strikes come when the bait is not moving.

    No need for speed; slow is good

    April 15 at 7:00am
    Pick a MirrOlure by size and shape to match baitfish in an area. From top, 14, 17 and 27 sizes.

    Match the hatch

    April 15 at 7:00am
    Guides Lee Parsons and Mark Dickson emphasize choosing lures that are the same body shape, size and color of the dominant forage in an area.

    Make mine a MirrOlure

    Sinking, floating or suspending, this time-tested line of baits can put more fish in your boat — if you know how to use them.
    April 01 at 7:00am
    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
    In March, Mississippians who like to catch a lot of fish quick, that are good for the table, turn to the sheepshead for some hot near-shore action.

    Don’t run too far in March; saltwater fish are ready to meet you closer to your Biloxi base than you think

    The wind is rarely a problem when you chart your course for nearshore action out of Biloxi, and plenty of fish will be around to make the short run a success.
    March 01 at 7:00am
    A built-in 1/4-ounce leadhead and painted on glow eyes are just two features of Egret’s new Vudu Vixen.

    The Vudu Vixen

    Meet Egret Baits’ ‘tough as hell’ shad imitation
    February 21 at 9:00am
    You can secure the hooks of your double rig by running one jighead through a rod guide, back up towards the other jighead and then just hooking the two together. If the guides are too small, just wrap one pigtail around the reel stem and then secure the hooks together.

    Tying and securing a double rig

    February 20 at 7:00am