Speckled Trout

Fish are plentiful along the Pascagoula River

I spend a lot of time perusing social media, reading Facebook posts, blogs and fishing reports to learn new things that will make me a better trout fisherman.

One thing I’ve noticed is that Jackson County doesn’t get a lot of mention. […]

Inshore Fishing

Best big-trout bets

I love catching speckled trout, and my goal since starting this quest five years ago has been to learn everything I possibly could.

I’ve heard lots of dock talk, lots of lies and lots of advice that amounts to nothing. I’ve also heard — and seen — living proof of what really works and why. […]

Inshore Fishing

December trout fishing

I love December. I love Christmas music, Christmas trees, Christmas presents, Christmas cookies, the movies Elf and A Christmas Story, cool temps and the fact that trout are stacked up in deep bayous no more than a long cast wide. […]

Inshore Fishing

Using blogs to become a better fisherman

I’m a creature of habit. I like to get to the ramp about 30 minutes before sunrise so I can take my time getting the boat in the water, arrange my gear, collect my thoughts, and thank God for the marsh and all the life it holds. […]

Inshore Fishing

Two sides of October

It’s also the month that pays off for being patient and waiting for cooler temperatures, less wind and fewer anglers crowding the waterway.

It’s a happy time for this guy. […]

Inshore Fishing

Live bait logistics

I grew up in Central Mississippi fishing for bass with plastic worms, Hula Poppers and small crankbaits. I didn’t get the saltwater bug until a few years ago when I purchased a flats boat and started exploring the inshore areas around Ocean Springs. […]