Slow down and sight-fish

“I didn’t realize it was October until I saw the Chicago Cubs choking.” – Jay Leno

If you’re a fisherman along the Gulf Coast, you’re completely and utterly aware of when October is; you’ve been counting the days to October — cooler temperatures, less boats on the water, but most importantly, the fall bite. […]

Inshore Fishing

Tips for a successful September

I’m not a big fan of September. The only good thing about this month is my mother’s birthday and college football. Other than that, I’d like to skip it and jump straight into October, when the speckled trout bite becomes more consistent.


Inshore Fishing

Take a kid fishing

A kid’s first fishing trip is something special. The trip needs to be about them — about teaching them how to fish, introducing them to the outdoors and the fun that’s to be had outside the four walls of their home. […]

Inshore Fishing

Horn of plenty

July is the peak of barrier island fun on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. One of my favorite islands to hit is Horn Island, which is approximately 12 miles long and sits 12 miles southeast of my hometown of Ocean Springs. […]