• Freshwater Fishing

    An in-line spinner like a Mepps Aglia can be just the ticket for going from throwbacks to bragging-sized bluegills.

    To get out of a small-bream rut, go deep, go big

    To catch bigger bluegills, look for deeper water and use bigger baits, lures
    May 18 at 10:00am
    Keeping your bait fresh and lively is one key to catching crappie, especially in hot weather.

    Top tip for catching crappie in hot weather

    Keeping your crappie bait fresh and lively on hot days
    May 10 at 9:50am
    Summer is prime time for slab crappie if you look in the right places.

    Crappie know how to stay cool

    How temperature affects seasonal crappie movement
    May 04 at 9:00am
    Often left bloody from battling a giant flathead catfish, Hannah Barron says the adrenaline rush she gets from noodling is worth the pain.

    The adrenaline rush that is hand-grabbing

    Young woman joins the legion; Barnett provides hot action
    May 01 at 7:00am
    Crappie guide John Harrison doesn’t see May as just a post-spawn time. Not all crappie spawn at the same time in the same place. Spreading out your spawn fishing, or seeking alternate tactics to catch crappie can make the month productive.

    Crappie’s post-spawn no reason to sing blues

    Big game may have peaked, but there’s plenty of action to find
    May 01 at 7:00am
    Writer Bobby Cleveland shows the kind of fishing action that made Trace Lake at Trace State Park near Pontotoc one of the top angling destinations in Mississippi with this stringer of huge redear bream. Due to a failing dam, the lake is being drained for repair.

    One of Mississippi's top lakes to be drained

    MDWFP’s Trace State Lake near Pontotoc needs renovation
    April 20 at 9:05am