• Offshore Fishing

    Big fish with sharp teeth require crafty rigs made of bite-resistant wire.

    Sting the king

    Ruthless aggression is the name of the game for king mackerel — so big baits and wire rigs are key when tackling this toothy predator.
    June 01 at 7:00am
    Mississippi’s coastal anglers will enjoy a summer-long season for red snapper with a season that begins May 25 and ends Sept. 3.

    Invest 90L messes up snapper opener

    Tropical system expected to create 6-8 foot seas over holiday weekend
    May 24 at 7:00am
    Enough cobia are in Mississippi waters in May to make for some great, targeted fishing action.

    Cobia bite peaks in May

    May 09 at 7:00am
    Mississippi anglers will have more red snapper opportunities in 2018, thanks to a new program that gives states more control of the season.

    Red snapper season to open May 25

    Mississippi gets more opportunity; just how much is in doubt
    April 18 at 9:10am
    Tommy Vidrine suggests using a 5- to 6-foot fluorocarbon leader to target big mangroves.

    Mop up on monster mangrove snapper

    Follow this expert’s advice to target big fish this fall
    September 15, 2017 at 6:00am
    Capt. Tommy Pellegrin suggests targeting smaller rigs and structures for cobia, and making sure you keep your lure moving when sight casting to fish near the surface. Don’t stop if the fish charges, or it could very well lose interest.

    Cobia 101: Tips to hook up with lemon fish

    Target smaller rigs, keep lures moving when sight-fishing, guide says
    September 14, 2017 at 6:00am
    The red snapper season ends on Labor Day.

    A few last shots at red snapper

    August 31, 2017 at 2:30pm
    Mississippi anglers get another 39 days of red snapper fishing in federal waters.

    Red snapper fishing opened Friday

    Deal means 39 more days in state, federal waters
    June 19, 2017 at 9:00am
    Mississippians can launch at home port, catch red snapper in Louisiana and legally return to port with the fish if they meet requirements set by the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources.

    Mississippians can bring snapper to port if …

    Marine officials set regulations for fishermen catching snapper in Louisiana
    February 03, 2017 at 3:45pm
    Consistently catching mangrove snapper takes more than luck.

    3 tips to mop up on mangroves

    Equipment, proper techniques keys to meat haul
    August 20, 2016 at 6:00am
    Federal officials extended the 2016 red snapper season by two days because of the disruption in fishing caused by Tropical Storm Colin.

    Red snapper season extended in federal waters

    Tropical Storm Colin gives anglers two more days of fishing, NOAA announces
    June 08, 2016 at 4:22pm