• Bass Fishing

    Look in Pete Ponds’ boat in September and you are going to find at least one rod with a Bandit 200 crankbait, for obvious reasons.

    Five baits Ponds ties on this month

    September 15 at 7:00am
    A secret to successfully fishing a frog over grass is to make sure the bass has the lure in its mouth before setting the hook.

    Three-pronged bass approach at Lake Okhissa

    September brings fishing challenges; here are ways to attack those fish
    September 11 at 9:00am
    A healthy bass population has good recruitment, but a strong spawn does not necessarily result in more catchable bass and good bass fishing.

    Self-regulating bass?

    Success of recruitment not related to the number of spawners.
    September 07 at 9:00am
    Whether he’s on a small, medium, or large lake, Pete Ponds enjoys catching bass in September.

    Mississippi bass on all fronts

    Small ponds, big lakes and rivers: September’s tactics are just about the same across Mississippi. Learn how to approach these different but similar fisheries.
    September 01 at 7:00am
    Mike Cork of Benton holds a good-sized bass that bit on a Tri-Alive 6.5 Nightcrawler made by Minden-based Mister Twister.

    Mister Twister’s Nightcrawler

    Unique colors offer fish something new
    August 27 at 9:00am
    Time invested in thoroughly probing laydowns is usually rewarded.

    Hot topics

    August 15 at 7:00am
    While most fishermen head to the dock at sunset, others are just starting to fish. They know that during the summer, the action heats up as the night cools down.

    Tips for catching bass after dark

    August 15 at 7:00am
    The Columbus and Aliceville pools of the Tombigbee River are great spots for hot-weather bass action.

    Head to the Tombigbee River for August bass

    Main-river sandbards, sloughs and oxbows are places to fish this month on big river
    August 08 at 1:30pm
    Zebra mussels can boost the growth of smallmouth bass, but they may also keep you from fishing some places.

    Zebra mussels, friend or foe?

    Silent invaders have moved to Pickwick Lake
    August 06 at 9:00am
    Summertime bass will relate mostly to shady cover like logs and laydowns.

    Shallow-minded bass tactics

    Bass seek refuge from the heat just like anglers do — but that doesn’t mean they all head deep. Learn how focusing shallow could be the ticket for plenty of fish this summer.
    August 01 at 7:00am
    Barnett Reservoir's fishing action is on a big upswing.

    Welcome back, old friend: The Rez

    Fishing at Ross Barnett Reservoir has never been better, at least not in recent years, thanks to efforts from agencies and fishermen. And the good times may just be getting ready to really roll....
    August 01 at 7:00am
    Wayne Edwards caught this bass as the last rays of the sun hung over Okatibbee Lake.

    Bass after dark

    Summer fishing trips are much more productive when you want until the sun sets to hit the water. Here are some nighttime tips for more bass.
    August 01 at 7:00am
    Culprit’s Water Dragon

    Culprit’s Water Dragon

    August 01 at 7:00am
    Shimano’s Curado casting rods

    Shimano’s Curado casting rods

    August 01 at 7:00am