• Fishing

    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
    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
    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
    The Ned rig might not look like much, but bass often smash it when other lures don’t produce a bite.

    You need a Ned rig

    Finesse bait catches bass when other lures don’t
    December 18, 2017 at 6:00am
    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
    Eddie Berthelot Jr. fishes a gold spoon with his rod tip down to keep the lure 6 to 8 inches under the surface of the water, and he recommends being patient on the hookset to reel in more redfish.

    The lovin’ spoonful

    A guide’s top tips to catch more redfish with spoons
    November 20, 2017 at 6:00am
    Anglers make three mistakes when fishing with ChatterBaits, but FLW Tour pro Brian Latimer provides tips to ensure you get the most out of the vibrating jigs.

    Top 3 ChatterBait mistakes

    Pro tips to catch more fish on vibrating jigs
    November 16, 2017 at 9:00am