• Offshore Fishing

    The 2013 red snapper season in the Gulf of Mexico is set to begin June 1, and will close on July 5 for Mississippi anglers unless federal fisheries managers modify that closure date.

    Snapper season opens June 1

    2013 fishing season slated to end July 5, federal fishery managers could modify that closure date.
    May 31, 2013 at 10:06am
    Mississippi's offshore anglers received a Memorial Day gift yesterday when federal fisheries managers extended the red snapper season in the Gulf of Mexico.

    Mississippi’s red snapper season to 34 days

    Season could be shortened, depending on outcome of lawsuits
    May 24, 2013 at 9:24am

    Bryant joins other Gulf Coast governors in calling for regional red snapper management

    Open letter to congressional leaders say states would do a better job than NOAA officials.
    May 01, 2013 at 9:16am

    Citations issued for red snapper violations

    MDMR enforces federal red snapper regulations despite Gov. Bryant's call for regional management of fishery.
    May 01, 2013 at 9:11am
    BooneDox's Stogie, Diamondback and Tailwiggler are made from anodized aluminum to withstand the power and teeth of bluewater fish like wahoo and tuna.

    Aluminum trolling plugs offer offshore anglers another weapon

    BooneDox offers three different plugs in three different sizes
    April 15, 2013 at 9:23am
    Joey Davis and Hussein Zayed with the 200.4-pound yellowfin tuna that Davis caught.

    Tuna trip is totally worth it

    Anglers may have to work for them, but big yellowfin tuna are fun to catch.
    April 10, 2013 at 1:00pm
    Capt. Ronnie Daniels watches weather forecasts to find windows allowing access to the islands off the Mississippi Coast to put together great stringers of speckled trout by wade-fishing.

    Coastal islands are great springtime fishing targets — if the weather allows

    Play weather conditions to find speckled trout-fishing windows.
    February 25, 2013 at 6:45am
    This 445-pound yellowfin tuna is the biggest of the species ever landed, but it has been disqualified from world-record discussion because IGFA rules were broken.

    Giant California yellowfin tuna battle for world record

    One fish disqualified by IGFA, one still pending
    December 13, 2012 at 10:36am
    The recreational fishing season for gag grouper closes on Nov. 3, the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources announced today.

    Recreational gag grouper season closure announced

    State fishing closure mirrors Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management action in federal waters, MDMR says.
    November 01, 2012 at 11:26am
    The Never Satisfied fishing crew with the 124-pound, 4-ounce new state-record amberjack. Left to right (back row) Randall Tynes, Mike Jimerson, Curtis Spiers, Joe Dahm, Ronnie Dahm, (front row) Tina Dunaway, Sheila Jimerson and Yvette Dahm. The man in the yellow shirt is the weighmaster assistant and the gentleman in the white tank top on the right is the weighmaster.

    Record AJ brings satisfaction

    September 28, 2012 at 10:30am

    Biloxi man dies in coastal boating accident

    Boat struck something in water in the Mississippi Sound, Biloxi Sun Herald reports
    September 16, 2012 at 2:45pm