• Fishing

    Power trolling can put plenty of summer crappie in your cooler.

    Power up for deep slabs

    Power trolling can put baits in places where summer crappie live; learn how to rig your baits for this productive technique.
    July 01 at 7:00am
    Elizabeth Moree with a nice classic Magnolia State bass.

    Classic baits for Mississippi’s state-lake bass

    Don’t go for the latest fad in bass lures. The old reliables will do just fine on these five smaller Mississippi state-lake bass factories.
    July 01 at 7:00am
    Capt. Ronnie Daniels of Fisher-Man Guide Service with a Biloxi marsh summer speck.

    Solve summer’s speckled trout riddles

    Look for contrast when targeting Biloxi Marsh speckled trout during the hot months. They’re usually somewhere near a change of some kind: current, bottom, color, depth.
    July 01 at 7:00am

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    July 01 at 7:00am
    Tails n’ Scales compiles data through surveys of private recreational and charter for-hire boats fishing for red snapper.

    State’s red snapper program certified

    Along with rave reviews comes federal funding
    June 28 at 10:30am
    Two large J-shaped high-profile legs give the Cowboy its vibrating action.

    Ride ‘em, cowboy

    Gary Yamamoto’s new creature bait has a fluttery action big bass just can’t resist
    June 25 at 9:00am
    Fine-tuning your spinning rig setup, and making sure you’re using the right rod with the right-sized lure, are a couple easy steps to improve your casting distance.

    7 tips for more casting distance

    Tweak your spinning rig setup to put more fish in the boat
    June 21 at 7:00am
    Greyson Borries, 3, of Vancleave set a new state youth salt water record with this hardhead catfish. It was certified by state marine officials on Tuesday.

    Youth sets hardhead record

    3-year-old Borries turns trash fish into a trophy
    June 20 at 8:50am
    Instead of hassling with pliers, a cigarette lighter makes short work of braid — and even cauterizes the line with no frays so your next knot is easier to tie.

    Simple hack for cutting braided fishing line

    A lighter does the job quickly and conveniently
    June 20 at 7:00am
    Bass pro Bernie Schultz shows off a nice bass caught in windy conditions this spring during Shimano’s “Cast Smarter” Media Conference.

    Top 3 tips for windy bass fishing

    Elite Series pro says blowing conditions actually provide opportunities to catch
    June 19 at 7:00am
    Sammy Romano holds up a nice speck caught on a recent trip to Curlew Island in the Chandeleur chain. Trout hit a variety of baits, including topwaters, suspending jerkbaits and soft plastics, but the key was being mobile and staying on the move to locate them.

    Top 3 surf-fishing mistakes

    Avoid these common missteps to catch more trout on the beach
    June 18 at 7:00am
    This catfish fell for a bait being pulled under a planer board.

    Fishing on a higher plane

    June 15 at 7:00am
    Paul Elias depends on his depth finder to locate the ledges and see the structure and  bass at Pickwick before he ever starts chunking and winding.

    Bet on Pickwick’s ledges during June

    When bass head for deep water, look for changes in the bottom that will hold baitfish and bass
    June 12 at 9:00am