Bass Fishing

Need an excuse? Don’t blame that front

Labor Day, 2008. From the safety and comfort of my Starkville home and through the convenience of the internet, I watched Hurricane Gustav smash into the Louisiana coast a few miles from where I had planned to be chasing redfish this holiday weekend. Reading the blogs on Gustav, I learned that hurricane soothsayers put a lot of emphasis on atmospheric pressure. […]


Floods remind of batture’s value

As I write this column, the Mississippi River — the third largest river in the world — is 10 feet above flood stage, 2 feet below the record high and almost 20 feet above the average stage for this time of year. It’s a tense time for people who live and work along the Big River. […]

Bass Fishing

Gettin Fresh

Looking for the best place in the Magnolia State to spend a day bass fishing? Information provided by cooperating fishing clubs and tournament organizations can help you point your bass rig in the right direction. […]