• Fishing

    If you’re looking for the best time to be at Toledo Bend, you can’t go wrong from now through March.

    Make a road trip for 10-pound bass

    Run to the nation’s No. 1 fishery to catch lunkers this month
    February 16 at 3:00pm
    Bigger baits, bigger jigheads and bigger minnows will often lead to bigger crappie.

    Bigger baits mean bigger crappie

    Upsize your offerings to catch more slabs
    February 16 at 6:00am
    Slowing the fall of your bait and focusing on flats during warm days will result in speckled trout bites this month.

    Slow lure fall key to February specks

    Combine heavier line, lighter jigheads to target trout on warming flats
    February 15 at 6:00am
    One of Bassmaster Elite Series pro Cliff Crochet’s go-to baits this month is a Rat-L-Trap, which can be ripped through grass off the banks to get prespawn bites.

    Cajun Baby’s top winter lures

    Follow this pro’s advice for more bass action
    February 14 at 6:00am
    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 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 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 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 at 11:30am
    A windbreaker is a great outer layer on cold days because it keeps the cold out and the heat in.

    Layer up for winter trips

    Avoid cotton sweatshirts, guide says
    January 19 at 6:00am

    Look to the buoys for fishing predicitons

    USCG website offers water levels, salinity and wind info
    January 18 at 6:00am
    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 at 1:00pm
    This anchor caddy designed by Capt. Jeff Poe is easy, cheap and effective.

    How to build an anchor caddy

    PVC pipe keeps anchor within easy reach
    December 19, 2016 at 6:00am