• Fishing

    The ‘potato chip lip’ on Rapala’s Scatter Rap Glass Shad creates erratic movement gamefish just can’t resist.

    Rapala’s Scatter Rap Glass Shad

    'Potato chip lip’ is the secret to lure’s wobble
    May 24 at 9:00am
    Mississippi’s coastal anglers will enjoy a summer-long season for red snapper with a season that begins May 25 and ends Sept. 3.

    Invest 90L messes up snapper opener

    Tropical system expected to create 6-8 foot seas over holiday weekend
    May 24 at 7:00am
    Sometimes — for whatever reason — speckled trout just won’t commit to your topwater presentation. When that happens, guide Nick Poe switches to a twitchbait, then opts for a soft plastic on an ⅛-ounce jighead if the fish are really finicky.

    Topwater troubles?

    If you’re getting blowups but no hookups, try these tips
    May 17 at 8:30am
    Understanding flow velocity, and where water will start moving first, is a big key to locating feeding specks — especially when the tide goes slack.

    Knowing where water moves first

    Specks like moving water — so you need to be able to find it
    May 17 at 7:00am
    Matching your reel gear ratio to the technique you’re fishing will enable you to not only cover water more efficiently, but capitalize on the strikes you do get — and ultimately put more fish in the box.

    How to choose the right reel gear ratio

    It depends on the technique you’re fishing
    May 16 at 7:00am
    A nesting box can be made from scraps that are found around the house or in dumpsters at construction sites. This box is made from treated wood and is 30 inches long, 22 inches wide and 11¼ inches tall inside. The hole is 8 inches wide and 6 inches high.

    Fish attractor rules

    May 15 at 7:00am
    Use your electronics to find post-spawn staging areas, similar to the ones used by bass during the prespawn.

    Post-spawn tips for Pickwick

    May 15 at 7:00am
    Bass pro Keith Combs landed this big 6-pounder with a topwater frog on a recent trip to Grosse Savanne Lodge in Cameron Parish, La., during Shimano’s “Cast Smarter” Media Conference.

    Get the jump on topwater frogs

    Elite Series pro shares his Top 3 tips for frog fishing
    May 14 at 7:00am
    Maynor Creek has been kicking out some very nice bass, and May is a productive month to catch some of these chunky largemouths.

    Fish Maynor Creek in May

    Drawdown, increase in cover has turned 500-acre lake around
    May 10 at 8:30am
    Enough cobia are in Mississippi waters in May to make for some great, targeted fishing action.

    Cobia bite peaks in May

    May 09 at 7:00am
    Ponds provide excellent fishing, but bass quickly learn to avoid capture.

    Bass learn to avoid capture

    How they learn remains a mystery, but it may help you improve your catch
    May 07 at 9:00am