Fishing for sac-a-lait, Lloyd Brandt ended up catching this choupique.
Freshwater Fishing

Species spotlight: Choupique

The bowfin (Amia calva), whose more common name is mudfish, is a close relative of the gar. Its stout body and long dorsal fin, which covers almost three-quarters the length of its body, give the fish a snaky or eel-like appearance. […]

“Don’t pass up fishing the trunks of the cypress trees, since the bass may bed up against the trunks or the knees,” Paul Elias said.
Bass Fishing

March bassing at Bogue Homa

Bogue Homa, near Laurel, kicks off some of the best bass fishing in Mississippi for prespawn, spawning and postspawn bass in March, when bass start into the sparse dollar pads. […]