Expect the first weekend in September to be hottest time of the year for hunting equipment purchases, thanks to legislation that created the Mississippi Second Amendment Weekend to be held in September. […]
What soft-plastic creature bait has an oversized, curved, a wide tail, an hour glass-shaped body lined with air pockets and distinctive wings that remind so many veteran bass anglers of a popular Mister Twister soft plastic first introduced in 1976? […]
Law enforcement veteran Keith Davis will lead the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources’ Office of Marine Patrol beginning July 1 at an annual salary of $70,000. […]
Fishermen on Mississippi’s Gulf Coast have been granted some relief on red snapper, and, while appreciative of the additional opportunity granted by state officials, many say it is not sufficient to offset strict federal measures. […]
Rain fell so hard on the Gulfport Small Craft Harbor that day in 1979.
It was ankle-deep in 10 minutes, mid-shin in 15 and at the knee within 20. The power had failed before the rising water had covered the toes of the men and women sitting around the scales at the original Rice Pavilion. […]
They stood out in the crowd, the man dressed in a black tux and the woman in a full-length gown. Formal wear is not normal attire for the Mississippi Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo, where tank tops, cut-offs and flip-flops are considered proper dress and where a string or thong bikini made out of a Confederate flag is acceptable and, on the appropriate body, truly appreciated and could even rate a salute. […]
Strangely enough, the reservoirs on our nation’s river systems were not originally constructed to give us places to fish; they were built to control traditional spring floods that destroyed crops and homes. […]