• Fishing

    Mississippi anglers can begin catching red snapper in the state's territorial waters on Friday (May 26).

    State red snapper season opens Friday

    Feds agree to permanently recognize Mississippi territorial waters out to 9 nautical miles
    10 hours ago
    Biologists fear that the average fisherman would not be able to identify a juvenile carp (in hand) from full-grown threadfin shad, a popular baitfish netted in spillways.

    MDWFP bans transport of live baitfish from spillways

    Goal is to prevent the spread of flying carp, other non-native species
    May 18 at 3:30pm
    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
    The Fish Rules app, available on most smart phones, can help you identify gamefish species, their creel limits and size regulations in the state where you’re fishing.

    What’s that limit? Fish Rules app knows

    Keep guide to local fish regs on your phone
    May 18 at 6:00am
    Shiloh Turner of Bentonia set a new state record for the finetooth shark.

    State certifies new finetooth shark record

    Bentonia woman’s catch adds 12 pounds to mark
    May 17 at 10:15am
    LaCoste’s go-to colors for inshore fishing are, from top, limbo slice, ultraviolet, shrimp Creole, holy Joely, and green hornet.

    Tangle-free topwaters & can’t-miss inshore colors

    A simple way to keep your topwater plugs from fouling
    May 17 at 6:00am
    Capt. Ross Montet with Cajun Fishing Adventures out of Buras uses Super Glue to lock his soft plastics to his jigheads, which extends the life of the lure and can catch you more fish.

    Guide tip: Use Super Glue to lock soft plastics to jigheads

    Extend the useful life of your lures to catch a few more fish
    May 16 at 6:00am
    Sammy Romano, left, and Cabot Corso enjoyed an epic day in the surf at Elmer’s Island last April, catching limits of specks using suspended jerkbaits.

    Gearing up for the surf

    Make sure you have the right equipment to bust trout from the beach
    May 15 at 6:00am
    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