Bass Fishing

Strong River floats require preparation

It is blessing and a curse, but parts of the Strong River have little or no cell-phone service. Tall trees and high banks block the signal. For that reason, if no other, be sure to file a travel itinerary with someone who will take responsibility if you fail to show up at an appointed time.

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Bass Fishing

Find a Strong spot

After his kayak passed over a log, left the current and slowed in a long, still run of the Strong River, Mark Golden realized the opportunity that presented and went into action.

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Catfish

Color catfish hot

September in Mississippi can be the hottest time of the year. Noted for the return of football, deer-camp workdays and oppressive heat, it is still the heart of summer — even though fall is on the horizon as the ninth month arrives.

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Content

Stick a WMA whitetail

Choosing a Wildlife Management Area to hunt during Mississippi’s archery season can be as simple or as complex as your desired result, from chasing a trophy, putting meat on the table or just enjoying deer encounters. […]

Bass Fishing

Pad pandemonium

“The year’s at the spring,

The days at the morn,

The mornings at seven,

The pad-stems dew pearled.

“The blackbirds are fussing,

The gators are sunning,

Bass are hitting topwater,

All’s right with the world.”

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Content

Slab-Slammin’ time

Every spring, an eons-old phenomenon takes place in the lakes and streams of southeastern states: the waters warm, crappie move shallow and become active, and fishermen rejoice. They reap the bounty brought on by the predictable behavior of the fair-fleshed fish.

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