Offshore Fishing

Bumper year offshore begins now

Saltwater fishermen can look for a bumper crop of offshore fish this year. With the BP oil spill last year and fishing shut-down all along the Upper Gulf Coast, the offshore fish had the least amount of fishing pressure they’ve had in many years. This year, outdoorsmen should see bumper crops of all offshore fish.

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Sound & Sea

December is tuna time

Scott Sullivan of Gulfport is captain of a 30-foot boat for the Mexican Gulf Fishing Company in Pass Christian. On the back of his boat, he has three, 300-horsepower Yamaha engines, and he can blister the wind running out to blue water from Point Cadet in Biloxi. […]

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Gulfport angler sets world line-class record with massive tripletail

When it comes to setting a saltwater fishing record, luck is often the key ingredient. When it comes to hooking and landing a tripletail, or blackfish, a heavy dosage of luck is involved for a fish that easily blends in with the back drop of the Gulf of Mexico.

Greg Parker of Gulfport recently set an International Gamefish Association world record for 12-pound test line with a 30.45-pound tripletail.

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Saltwater Bream

I have to name the tripletail as my favorite fish to catch and eat from the Gulf of Mexico. You must employ stealth to get close enough to cast to them, but an accurate cast will almost always draw a strike. Once a tripletail is on the line, you must move quickly to get it away from ropes, chains and buoys. […]

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Home Sweet Home

When the dogwoods bloom, not only do the crappie begin biting, but cobia move from Florida and start inhabiting the Mississippi Gulf Coast beaches, wrecks, reefs and rigs. […]