• Fishing

    Sustaining quality fishing in aging reservoirs will require providing good habitat for bass and for anglers.

    Enhance habitat, fish will respond

    Table Rock Lake study points to structure helping fishing
    June 07 at 9:15am
    Capt. Brent Ballay and Meredith Ballay, of Cast n Blast Fishing Charters in Venice, La., both accomplished anglers, recommend Cool Breeze performance shirts.

    Record-breaking heat - and summer just started

    Three things you should know
    June 05 at 1:45pm
    Due to under-reporting, the annual commercial speck quota had been met before the end of the first season.

    State’s 2nd commercial speck season did not open June 1

    MDMR reports annual catch quota of 50,000 has been met and an investigation launched into under-reporting
    June 04 at 9:25am
    Shimano Exage baitcasting rods

    Shimano Exage baitcasting rods

    June 01 at 7:00am
    Kahara Diving Frog

    Kahara Diving Frog

    June 01 at 7:00am
    Catfish guide David Magness urges Magnolia state anglers not to overlook the great catfishing available in Mississippi’s big reservoir lakes.

    Put the move on Mississippi’s corridor cats

    Without river current to keep things moving, anglers targeting catfish on Mississippi’s four I-55 corridor lakes can learn some tricks about putting baits in front of big fish.
    June 01 at 7:00am
    Hoot Gibson of Philadelphia developed the Scum Frog over 30-years ago, and proves every chance he gets that it remains productive.

    Pad pandemonium

    June means bass blasting frogs, big fish seeking food and shad under lily pads
    June 01 at 7:00am
    Author Mike Giles caught this bass on a shaky head while fishing with Ken Covington aboard the Pond Prowler.

    Cool runnings, hot bassing

    Don’t overlook fishing on smaller streams and rivers, especially during the summer, when current and cooler water keep bass active and hungry.
    June 01 at 7:00am
    Bass fishing doesn’t end in Mississippi when fish leave the shallows. Summer can be just as productive.

    Go off(shore) for summer bass

    Have no fear when bass pull out of the shallows for the summer; they’ll still bite if you can find them and put a bait in front of them.
    June 01 at 7:00am
    Guide Sonny Schindler loves to use popping corks, preferably a Boat Monkey brand, to catch big redfish on the banks in the Biloxi Marsh.

    Cork it, buddy

    Popping corks are lethal weapons for saltwater fishermen, especially with the latest models that have hit the market. Learn how they can improve your catches.
    June 01 at 7:00am

    Cover

    June 01 at 7:00am
    Big fish with sharp teeth require crafty rigs made of bite-resistant wire.

    Sting the king

    Ruthless aggression is the name of the game for king mackerel — so big baits and wire rigs are key when tackling this toothy predator.
    June 01 at 7:00am
    Summer bass under docks deserve your best shot.

    Take a shot at summer bass

    ‘Shoot’ your bait back into the dark recesses under a dock, and you’ll get more looks from hungry bass that dig the shade. Here’s how.
    June 01 at 7:00am
    Gene Larew’s Bass Shooter was designed to be ‘shot’ back up under docks where bass hide.

    Shoot that thang!

    June 01 at 7:00am