• Fishing Tournaments

    Teb Jones of Hattiesburg will be in the 2015 Bassmasters Classic at Lake Hartwell in South Carolina after qualifying at the BASS Nation National Championship last weekend in Monroe, La.

    Jones to join Pace, Elias in Classic

    Hattiesburg angler earns berth in B.A.S.S. Nation Championship
    November 14, 2014 at 10:45am
    Bass pros like Pete Ponds of Madison will have two big weekends, back-to-back, for pro tournaments on Barnett Reservoir next March.

    CGM move clears way for BFL, BASS

    Gestures avoid coinciding major events on Barnett Reservoir
    October 30, 2014 at 4:15pm
    The 2015 Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Open will once again visit Ross Barnett Reservoir at Ridgeland, Miss. Elite Series pro Randall Tharp won at the Central Open here in 2013 with 41 pounds, 15 ounces.

    B.A.S.S. coming back to Barnett

    March 12-14 event will kickoff 2015 Central Open series
    October 14, 2014 at 10:45am

    BFL sets 2015 Mississippi schedule

    Super Tournament to end season in September at Pickwick
    October 09, 2014 at 10:45am
    Corin Knight battles a mangrove snapper next to an oil rig in Breton Sound during the 66th annual Mississippi Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo. Knight, 13, won the Queen Fishermen title for the event.

    Teen wins Deep Sea Rodeo title

    13-year-old girl leads women’s division start to finish
    July 11, 2014 at 9:15am
    Cobia can be dangerous even after being gaffed.

    Rodeo memories: ‘Here’s to sharp hooks’

    63-pound cobia gets even, hooking angler on way in boat
    July 03, 2014 at 11:00am

    Rodeo memories: Painful birthday

    Woman probably wishes one shark had gotten away
    July 03, 2014 at 10:00am
    Over 20 years later the author still wonders what happened to the two Louisiana anglers and their mystery specked trout.

    Rodeo memories: The one that got away

    Missing speckled trout begins mystery that still haunts writer
    July 02, 2014 at 9:30am
    Over the past few decades, the emphasis of the Mississippi Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo has shifted more toward the coastline for species like redfish, with which most coastal residents can relate. The 66th annual event is July 3-6 at Gulfport Harbor.

    66th Deep Sea Rodeo July 3-6

    Event features offshore, near-shore and on-shore fishing
    June 25, 2014 at 2:00pm
    The working end of an alligator gar, which is obviously toothy enough to scare a young boy and a reporter.

    Rodeo memories: One tough ol’ gar

    Thought dead, prehistoric critter scares youngster and writer
    June 24, 2014 at 3:00pm

    Deep Sea Rodeo memories: 66 years of fun

    Best stories aren’t about the fish as much as it is the fishermen
    June 23, 2014 at 10:45am
    This 843-pound blue marlin earned the team aboard the Iona Louise the win in the 2014 Mississippi Gulf Coast Billfish Classic this weekend. Shown are boat owner Joe Hudson and angler Deb Hebert.

    800-pound marlin earns team Mississippi Gulf Coast Billfish Classic win

    Catch sets tournament record for largest marlin caught by a woman
    June 09, 2014 at 12:00pm
    The CCA Star includes more than $500,000 in prizes. Competition begins May 24 and continues through Labor Day.

    CCA STAR kicks off

    More than $500,000 in prizes up for grabs in coastal event
    May 10, 2014 at 6:30am
    Bill Barnett of West Memphis, Ark., fished with his son-in-law and granddaughter at Lake Washington.

    Tournament fishing 101

    Getting prepped for T-day is no accident
    April 07, 2014 at 9:00am
    The Ocean Isle Fishing Center team won three SKA national championships; SKA announced it was ceasing operations last week.

    Southern Kingfish Association closes up shop

    Tournament group cites participation, sponsors as reasons for ceasing operations
    April 01, 2014 at 1:15pm
    Bassmaster Elite Series pro Randy Howell jumped from 11th to No. 1 to win the 2014 Bassmaster Classic held on Lake Guntersville this weekend.

    Howell earns 2014 Bassmaster Classic win

    Eleven-place jump sets Classic record
    February 23, 2014 at 8:40pm