• Fishing Tournaments

    Katie Gonsoulin, 18, of Houma, La., stands beside the 587.3-pound blue marlin at Saturday’s final weigh-in of the 19th annual Mississippi Gulf Coast Billfish Classic.

    Louisiana teen wins billfish event

    Houma girl’s 587.3-pound blue marlin helps boat earn $236,050
    June 10, 2015 at 8:45am
    Lynn Terry of Texas caught this tagged redfish near Bay St. Louis, but wasn't registered in the Coastal Conservation Association's STAR Tournament. It would have been worth a new ATV had she registered before catching the fish.

    Mississippi STAR redfish caught, but ...

    Woman misses out on Polaris ATV because she was not registered in the CCA event
    June 03, 2015 at 4:00pm
    Catch one of the specially tagged STAR redfish, and you could win a Polaris 570 Ranger.

    CCA STAR kicks off

    $500,000 up for grabs in annual saltwater tournament
    May 18, 2015 at 11:30am
    Brad Chappell with a guest fisherman caught one fish at Lake Washington, but it turned out to be the big fish of the day.

    Bad weather tournaments

    Wind was almost too much
    April 09, 2015 at 9:00am
    Gene Bishop of Ridgeland posted a three-day total of 55 pounds, 14 ounces to win the B.A.S.S. Central Open on Barnett Reservoir.

    Bishop has Classic finish on Barnett

    Ridgeland angler ends five decades of local angler futility in B.A.S.S. events on “The Rez”
    March 14, 2015 at 7:30pm
    Gene Bishop jumped all the way from 76th position to the lead of the Bassmaster Central Open with a two-day total of 34-14.

    Bishop takes over Open lead

    Local angler forgets history, just goes fishing
    March 13, 2015 at 8:30pm
    Arkansas Bassmaster Elite Series pro Mike McClelland goes into the second day of the Central Open leading the pack after bringing more than 23 pounds of bass to the weigh-in today.

    McClelland takes Day 1 lead at Barnett Reservoir Central Open

    Keith Shelton highest-ranking Mississippi angler going into second day of Bassmaster tournament
    March 12, 2015 at 8:05pm
    Stephen Browning worked shallow structure in the October 2013 B.A.S.S. Central Open on Barnett Reservoir and finished second, catching the biggest one-day limit of 16 pounds the final day. If he can unlock a shallow pattern in March, he could win the B.A.S.S. Central Open March 12-14 on The Rez.

    Warm-up should help B.A.S.S. anglers

    Higher overnight lows in forecast would push fish into shallows
    March 07, 2015 at 4:45pm
    Reigning B.A.S.S. Angler of the Year Greg Hackney of Gonzalez, La., remains the biggest name on the latest entrants to the B.A.S.S. Bass Pro Shops Central Open March 12-14 at Barnett Reservoir.

    Last Barnett winner not on BASS’ list

    Angler of the Year Hackney, 2013 Barnett runner-up Browning are expected to fish
    March 05, 2015 at 9:15am
    South Carolina pro Casey Ashley lands a Lake Hartwell bass on the way to winning the Bassmaster Classic on Sunday.

    SC pro Casey Ashley wins Bassmaster Classic on Lake Hartwell, his home lake

    Dad's homemade lure helps Ashley come up with winning 20-pound stringer
    February 22, 2015 at 7:00pm
    Takahiro Omori took the lead of the 2015 Bassmaster Classic today, but by a mere 2 ounces.

    Omori leads Bassmaster Classic going into final round

    Dean Rojas just 2 ounces back
    February 21, 2015 at 8:20pm
    Cliff Pace rallied on Day 2 of the 2015 Bassmaster Classic, but it wasn't enough to put him into the Top 25 that fishes the final day of the championship event.

    Tough second day ends Bassmaster Classic for Mississippi anglers

    2013 Bassmaster Classic champ Cliff Pace leads Magnolia contingent
    February 21, 2015 at 6:17pm
    Dean Rojas overcame brutally cold weather to take the Day 1 lead of the 2015 Bassmaster Classic with 21 pounds, 2 ounces.

    Rojas takes early Bassmaster Classic lead

    Highest-ranking Mississippi angler is in 33rd
    February 20, 2015 at 7:48pm
    Hattiesburg's Teb Jones is the highest-ranking Mississippi angler after the first day of the 2015 Bassmaster Classic that began today on Lake Hartwell.

    Mississippi anglers struggle during first day of 2015 Classic

    B.A.S.S. Nation qualifier Teb Jones leads state contenders
    February 20, 2015 at 6:25pm
    Paul Elias is one of three Mississippi anglers who will face off against the top anglers in the nation — and frigid temperatures — when the 2015 Bassmaster Classic kicks off.

    Elias, Pace, Jones prepare for frigid Bassmaster Classic

    B.A.S.S. championship begins Friday on Lake Hartwell
    February 19, 2015 at 4:34pm
    The Stripes part of the CCA's Stripes, Spots and Dogs are sheepshead, a popular winter sport fish species.

    CCA holding Stripes, Spots, Dots event

    January 29, 2015 at 2:00pm