• Bass Fishing

    Brock Mosley grabs a bass while fishing an Elite Series tourney last season. Being versatile has helped the young pro advance, and it’s his best advice for other anglers.

    Don’t forget those post-spawn Mississippi bass

    When bass come off their spawning beds, they can be fickle, but they can still be caught. This bass pro has some ideas on the subject.
    April 01 at 7:00am
    Jimmy Mason holds up a 6-pound bass caught on a Bomber Jointed Wake Minnow at Wilson Lake.

    Bomber’s Jointed Wake Minnow

    Bass, redfish smash new topwater
    March 21 at 9:00am
    Paul Elias likes Bay Springs in March because bass will be moving shallow, and you never know whether you’re catching a largemouth, a smallmouth or a spotted bass when the fish takes the bait.

    Bay Springs’ bass triple play

    All 3 main black bass species — largemouth, smallmouth and spots — are March targets
    March 12 at 9:00am
    A proven prespawn pattern for Mississippi bass is swimming a lizard, which Gary Klein uses anywhere he fishes during this magical period.

    Punch your ticket for the bass buffet

    Spring’s prespawn period offers bass fishermen unique opportunities to catch active, hungry fish in shallow water. Make sure you don’t miss out.
    March 01 at 7:00am
    Wes Vowell broke the Neshoba County Lake record with this 14.3-pound sow caught in February 2017.

    Mississippi’s prespawn hot spots

    February 15 at 7:00am
    Having a quality depth finder on your bass boat and knowing how to use it to locate baitfish and bass is a key to better prespawn fishing.

    Get the right gear

    February 15 at 7:00am
    Baits like hard- or soft-plastic jerkbaits or swimbaits can be fished for suspended bass early in the prespawn cycle.

    Throw what bass want

    February 15 at 7:00am
    Curl-tail grubs are a popular choice for umbrella rigs like the YUMbrella Flash Mob.

    Grubs on umbrella rigs

    February 15 at 7:00am
    In February, Ross Barnett bass will be in the prespawn mode; you may catch a good number of bass that will weigh 4 pounds or more.

    February bassing at Ross Barnett

    February bass are moving shallow on Mississippi’s most-famous lake
    February 12 at 9:00am
    G. Loomis E6X

    G. Loomis E6X

    February 01 at 7:00am
    Bass in the pre-spawn stage are vulnerable to fishermen who can track the progression of the spawning cycle. February is a perfect time to find big fat female largemouths staging deep near shallow water.

    Spike those early spawners

    February is beginning of a Mississippi largemouth bass’s trip to the spawn, and a great time for anglers to target the biggest of the big. Here’s how....
    February 01 at 7:00am
    Simple and subtle, the Strike King Rage Tail Menace makes a great jig trailer.

    Great with grubs — Bass-fishing tips for grubs

    Grubs aren’t flashy, and they’re not in vogue right now. But they downright catch bass, and this month is prime time for the versatile lures.
    February 01 at 7:00am
    Steve Porter, who created the Super Sally, holds a hawg he caught with one recently on Florida’s Lake Okeechobee.

    The Super Sally

    One of bass fishing’s best kept secrets
    January 30 at 9:00am
    When a  jig bounces off a root, a stump or a rock and begins to fall back to the bottom, that’s when the Maynor Creek bass are most likely to attack.

    January bassing at Maynor Creek

    Key on bridge and surrounding area
    January 16 at 9:00am