• Fishing

    Another great April option is catching chinquapin (aka redear or shellcracker), a favorite of Joe Watts of Canton.

    Chinquapins go to bed

    April 10, 2017 at 7:00am
    Dustin Jones of Brandon loves the versatility of the Mississippi-based Hammer Rods, and said there’s a model to fit all needs.

    Hammer Rods, from Mississippi

    April 05, 2017 at 9:20am
    Randy Rushing of Osyka broke the lake record for bass at Jeff Davis Lake with this 12.6-pound bass caught March 21. The old record of 11.6 was caught just two weeks earlier.

    Boom! Add a pound to the Jeff Davis bass record

    12.6-pounder beats the 11.6 caught earlier in March
    April 04, 2017 at 2:15pm
    If you're careful and not afraid to cast around structure, you can catch plenty of quality fish under docks.

    *VIDEO* Tips for catching redfish under docks

    Dock fishing tips from Capt. Ben Powers
    March 29, 2017 at 10:10am
    Brandon Hughes of Prentiss now holds the Jeff Davis Lake record for largemouth with this 11.6-pound bass caught March 5.

    Two more state lake record bass certified

    Lakes Jeff Davis and Mary Crawford report large largemouths
    March 21, 2017 at 2:00pm
    A crane is used to push and dump concrete culverts on a reef in 15 feet of water just Southeast of Cat Island in the Gulf of Mexico.

    Cat Island Reef grows thanks to BCT, CCA

    Private groups, with assist from MDMR, put over 207 tons of culvert in the Gulf
    March 13, 2017 at 3:05pm
    Austin Vowell holds his 14-pound, 3-ounce lake record largemouth bass in front of the entrance sign to Neshoba County Lake.

    14-3: Angler breaks Neshoba County Lake record

    Vowell was fishing his way out to the boat channel when big fish hit
    March 03, 2017 at 11:30am

    These giant catfish have become pigeon hunters

    February 24, 2017 at 12:00pm
    Mississippians who catch speckled trout in Louisiana waters can bring fish less than 15 inches back across the state line if they have a license and do not stop to fish.

    DMR addresses state line trout issue

    Specks legal in Louisiana may not be in Mississippi
    February 06, 2017 at 11:35am
    Mississippians can launch at home port, catch red snapper in Louisiana and legally return to port with the fish if they meet requirements set by the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources.

    Mississippians can bring snapper to port if …

    Marine officials set regulations for fishermen catching snapper in Louisiana
    February 03, 2017 at 3:45pm
    Capt. Ronnie Daniels of Fisher-man Guide Services in Bay St. Louis will be one of three guides leading the free Fishing 101 Seminar for kids Feb. 11 at the Biloxi Boat Show.

    Jackson, Biloxi schedule February fish seminars

    Kayak and catfish at Museum of Natural Science; Fishing 101 for kids at Biloxi Boat show
    January 25, 2017 at 3:30pm
    Don Henson of  Southaven set new state and world records with this garilla — a 46-pound, 1-ounce longnose gar caught at the Sardis Lake spillway in September.

    ‘Garilla’ — Sardis spillway yields world record

    Southaven angler catches 48-pound, 1-ounce longnose gar
    January 24, 2017 at 11:30am
    Beginning Monday (Jan. 16), the minimum length for speckled trout rises to 15 inches in Mississippi's marine waters.

    Speckled trout, deer changes coming next week

    New 15-inch minimum starts Monday for specks; deer switches over to extended primitive season Wednesday
    January 13, 2017 at 1:00pm
    Mississippi's coastal fishermen will soon face a new minimum length of 15 inches on speckled trout. The Commission on Marine Resources gave final approval to the change at Tuesday's meeting in Biloxi, and expect the new rule to be effective by mid January.

    CMR gives final approval for speck changes

    Minimum length increases to 15 inches; charter captains can’t contribute
    December 14, 2016 at 9:30am
    Fishermen along Mississippi’s Gulf Coast get a Christmas gift each December, as various species including the highly-prized flounder, move into inshore waters and can be readily caught.

    December's lesser-known fishing hot spots

    December 14, 2016 at 6:00am