• Redfish

    Mark Wright shows how to net a redfish, lifting the fish into the boat with the net handle vertical.

    Tips for landing a bull redfish

    August 15 at 7:00am
    Calling it “as close to hunting as you can get without a firearm,” Capt. Mark Wright enjoys sight-fishing for bull reds in the Biloxi Marsh.

    Sight in on redfish

    Sight-fishing for bull reds in the Biloxi Marsh gives anglers a chance to hunt and fish at the same time. Here’s how....
    August 01 at 7:00am
    Chas Champagne with Matrix Shad always keeps a close eye out for snot grass like this, because he typically finds redfish in the area.

    Sight-fishing support

    Stingrays, snot grass dead giveaways redfish are nearby
    July 18 at 7:00am
    Berkley’s 5-inch Grass Pig, shown here in swamp gas color, is a heavy soft plastic lure with lots of action that Devin Denman finds especially effective when targeting redfish.

    A killer redfish swimbait

    Berkley’s 5-inch Grass Pig gets it done
    July 17 at 7:00am
    Eddie Berthelot Jr. fishes a gold spoon with his rod tip down to keep the lure 6 to 8 inches under the surface of the water, and he recommends being patient on the hookset to reel in more redfish.

    The lovin’ spoonful

    A guide’s top tips to catch more redfish with spoons
    November 20, 2017 at 6:00am
    Anglers make three mistakes when fishing with ChatterBaits, but FLW Tour pro Brian Latimer provides tips to ensure you get the most out of the vibrating jigs.

    Top 3 ChatterBait mistakes

    Pro tips to catch more fish on vibrating jigs
    November 16, 2017 at 9:00am
    Catching a redfish on a fly is growing in popularity and a free Fly Fishing Fair for salt water anglers will be held this weekend in Ocean Springs, with experts to assist anyone in that pursuit.

    Free fly-fishing fair Saturday in Ocean Springs

    Event offers instruction on fly-fishing in salt water
    September 11, 2017 at 2:00pm
    Success during the spring often means allowing the wind to dictate where you should fish.

    Springtime tip: Play the wind, tides

    Focus on clean water to mop up
    March 15, 2017 at 6:00am
    The author caught this short redfish on a Z-Man Finesse TRD fishing the recently dredged section of Simmons Bayou.

    Scout on low-tide days

    You just might discover a mud ledge and a new favorite fishing spot
    January 09, 2017 at 8:35am
    The Mississippi coast is a great option when weather turns a little too warm for hunting.

    Too hot to hunt? Go fish!

    November 14, 2016 at 6:00am
    Keeping the sun at your back and wearing polarized glasses to more easily see underwater will help you catch more shallow-water reds in the marsh, according to Chas Champagne

    Best bets for shallow reds

    Use these 6 tips to catch redfish in skinny water
    October 16, 2016 at 6:00am
    In September, the waters of the Mississippi Sound and the barrier islands, and even the bays of the coastal rivers begin to fill with schools of redfish. It’s a great month to get at the fish.

    Redfish here, redfish there

    September 13, 2016 at 6:00am