Check out these techniques for setting bush hooks for big catfish.
This video was taken on the Waccamaw River in South Carolina and features Brian Cope and Todd Vick. Some of the same tactics can be used here in Mississippi.
Game fish may be taken only by hook and line with one or more hooks (including rod and reel with artificial bait), trot-lines, throwlines, limblines, set hooks, free floating fishing devices (jugs), and yo-yos. Each person having a valid fishing license may use no more than 100 hooks per person.