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. […]

As Big As they Grow

As Big As They Grow

We all have our favorite pastimes and hobbies. Golf, gardening, pitching horseshoes, family picnics, hunting and fishing are all good outdoorsy things to do, don’t you think? […]

Offshore Fishing

May kicks off saltwater action

Danny Pitalo of Biloxi, the owner of Gorenflo’s Tackle Shop and Marina Store and Point Cadet Fuel & Ice beside the Isle of Capri Resort and Casino, has his finger on the pulse of Mississippi saltwater fishing. Every day, anglers pull up to his marina to gas up and buy bait and tackle before fishing offshore and inshore. […]

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. […]