• Fishing

    When fishing for trout with a popping cork rig, slow down your retrieve so the lure settles back down on its leader before every pop of the cork.

    Leave that reel handle alone

    July 15 at 7:00am
    Capt. Kris Robert shows off a nice tripletail he caught in mid-May.

    Tripletail triple threat

    Guide shares Top 3 tips to catch more tripletail
    July 13 at 7:00am
    When you see bass schooling on top, cast to them with either a walking bait or a shaky head worm when they go deep.

    July: frog time at Ross Barnett

    Bass fishermen have it made in the shade when summer arrives, bass move to pads
    July 12 at 9:00am
    Fast-growing crappies need a lot of food. In Southeastern reservoirs, that food often is threadfin shad, but big crappie benefit from larger forage, like slow-growing gizzard shad.

    Why are crappie so big in flood-control lakes

    It’s a forage thing: the right amount of the right size of baitfish
    July 09 at 9:00am
    Cooalla Coolers

    Cooalla Coolers

    July 01 at 7:00am
    Costa Del Mar

    Costa Del Mar

    July 01 at 7:00am

    Cover

    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
    Mississippi offers a plethora of public fishing opportunities for families during the summer months.

    Fishing, family style

    Mississippi is full of small, public lakes that provide tremendous fishing for families when summer vacation arrives.
    July 01 at 7:00am
    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
    For anglers looking for a mess of eating-sized catfish, Mississippi has a lot of choices from state lakes, to rivers, to reservoirs and the mighty Mississippi.

    Summer-size your catfish tactics

    The hottest months may not be the best time to target trophy cats, but numbers of smaller fish are available for the taking across Mississippi
    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
    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