There are sound reasons behind the growing success of one of the hottest soft plastics for saltwater and, even, freshwater fish from Biloxi, Miss., to Houma and beyond in the Sportsman’s Paradise. […]
This month, we’re supplying you with one of those tips you will wish you had discovered long ago. It’s a cleaning liquid so simple, so easily concocted, you’ll probably wonder why you never heard about it before. […]
All over Central and North Mississippi, there is one question on the minds of crappie fishermen — “Has the spawn come and gone, or will there be another run?”
The answer probably varies from lake to lake, but most crappie experts are saying — and the reports coming from on the water offer supporting evidence — that the best action is still ahead. […]
Ed Penny has announced his departure as Director of Wildlife for the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks to take over the state agency’s Conservation program.
“I will become Director of Conservation Programs for MDWFP on May 1,” Penny wrote in an e-mail addressed to colleagues and friends. […]
Eating dinner at a friend’s house almost 20 years ago, I mentioned how good fresh fish tastes compared to fish that was frozen. He told me with a grin that the fish we were eating had been cooling in his freezer for two years. […]
In the spring, according to Kyle Perry of Biloxi, the trout move from the bays and bayous to the front beach. And that means it’s easy to put some fish on the table — even for those anglers who are boat poor. […]
No major changes were included in the 2013-14 hunting seasons proposed Wednesday (April 17) by the Mississippi Commission on Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks at its monthly meeting in Jackson.
But, hunters can look forward to about as late a start to the gun season on deer as is possible under state law. […]
The first report of spawning crappie came Monday afternoon (April 15) on one particular spot on Barnett Reservoir. By Tuesday afternoon, it was over in that honey hole and Wednesday bites were tough to come by. “But we found them again, in a very similar area, about a mile up the lake,” said Joe Alford of Brandon, who fished with his son Jace. “I was in on that tremendous run between the islands Tuesday but it was over on Wednesday. […]
In the March installment of Happy Trails, we looked at the topic of “aging bucks on the hoof,” paying particular attention to the possible use of certain visual geometric clues regarding the relationship of the tips of the antler beams to the eye and/or nose when viewed from the side as a way to reliably judge a given buck’s age in the field. […]