Striper Bounceback?

In the early 1940s, the Gulf of Mexico held a large population of saltwater striped bass. Like the salmon out west, these stripers remained out in the Gulf until they were mature and then moved inland to fresh water to spawn. After spawning, they returned to the Gulf. The baby stripers born in fresh water also swam back to the Gulf of Mexico. […]

Inshore Fishing

High hopes up high

Now, despite the vision advantage, even tower fishing can see its valleys of boredom. Maybe it’s a hot summer day when the fish are holding in deeper, cooler water or hiding under rafts of matted vegetation in the marsh. […]

Inshore Fishing

X-2 Deep-Diving Crankbait

Designed to help you catch more bass, ABT Lure Company’s “Next Generation” X-2 lure also significantly reduces resistance upon retrieve, eliminating the normal fatigue associated with fishing a deep-diver for a long period of time. […]

Inshore Fishing

MirrOlure Lil John

Available in fourteen popular color patterns, the MirrOlure Lil John Twitchbait is the latest addition to MirrOlure’s popular soft plastic product line. Its special tube shaped body allows for great action and unmatched casting distance. […]

Inshore Fishing

The secrets of Cat Island

Cat Island, only 7 miles from Long Beach Harbor, may have the best and most-dependable fishing year-round off the Mississippi Coast. One of the advantages that anglers have who go to Cat Island to fish during January is that they always can find protected waters there with speckled trout and redfish. […]


Pass Christian artificial fishing reef completed

The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources has completed the so-called Pass Christian Key, an artificial reef built from material from the old Bay St. Louis Washington Street Pier, the agency reported today (Dec. 21).

The “key” is located just more than a half mile south of the beach and a mile east of the Pass Christian Harbor, the MDMR said. […]

Inshore Fishing

A new winter tradition

During December, most of us are thinking about Santa Claus, children getting out of school and upcoming bowl games. However, on Christmas Day, when the presents are all unwrapped, and the toys are put away, these memories still aren’t nearly as long-lasting as fishing trips with mom and dad. […]