• Inshore Fishing

    Mike Williams (right) of Arrow-in-Addictions in Hernando poses with Jordan Morelli and a bowfin he arrowed on a night fishing near the Mississippi River.

    Trash collectors - Bowfishing at night

    If you want to expand your fishing game, hit the water at night — but leave behind your rod and reel. Instead, take a bow and help control the populations of trash fish in the state’s waters.
    July 01, 2016 at 7:00am
    Antonio Rubio of Bay Minette, Ala., set a new state record for red drum.

    State has new record redfish

    Alabama angler betters longstanding record by over 8 pounds
    June 21, 2016 at 4:00pm
    St. Croix Avid Inshore

    St. Croix Avid Inshore

    June 01, 2016 at 7:00am
    The D.O.A. Shrimp might not be the most-realistic lure on the market, but commercial trout anglers use it to feed their families. So it's definitely work a look.

    D.O.A. Shrimp deserves its popularity

    The lure might look unrealistic but it flat catches trout
    April 25, 2016 at 6:00am
    Capt. Tommy Pellegrin prefers to hook market shrimp through the back, starting one joint behind the head. This way, the shrimp moves through the water naturally, and stays on the hook longer because you’re pulling against the hard shell.

    A better way to hook market shrimp

    Guide’s tip keeps shrimp on the hook longer for additional casts
    April 14, 2016 at 6:00am
    Wilderness Systems Tarpon 130X

    Wilderness Systems Tarpon 130X

    April 01, 2016 at 7:00am
    When you’re catching monster trout, you have to change your line regularly.

    How to change out fishing line

    Quickly spool up fresh line to lessen odds of big-trout break-offs
    March 17, 2016 at 6:00am
    This is the month when big trout are patrolling shallow flats, and topwaters and jerkbaits will get them to bite.

    Ides of March promise trout slaughter

    Topwaters, jerk baits kick in mid-month
    March 13, 2016 at 6:00am
    Alex Smith caught this fat 4 pounder on a Lemon Head Matrix Shad threaded on a Golden Eye jig head. Smith uses braided line and a heavy fluorocarbon leader to ensure a speck’s teeth doesn’t cause his line to break.

    Best big-trout bets

    Learn how to put yellowmouths in the boat
    March 10, 2016 at 9:00am

    The Egret Wedgetail Eel

    This soft plastic catches trout like a champ
    February 25, 2016 at 9:00am
    Sheepshead have teeth designed for crushing shells and barnacles.

    Winter sheepshead

    This overlooked fish is excellent table fare
    February 10, 2016 at 9:00am
    A hard T-top makes a great sight-fishing platform, but you need a ladder to get up there.

    The best sight-fishing tool for redfish

    Collapsible ladder can be stored, pulled out when needed
    January 16, 2016 at 6:30am
    Popping cork rigs catch all kinds of fish, as Capt. Charlie Bush caught this chunky marsh bass on a Vudu Shrimp under a popping cork the very next cast after catching a keeper speckled trout.

    Keep the popping cork close by

    It’s good to have the rig in your toolbox
    January 14, 2016 at 9:00am