• Bass Fishing

    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
    When you see bass schooling on top, cast to them with either a walking bait or a shaky head worm when they go deep.

    July: frog time at Ross Barnett

    Bass fishermen have it made in the shade when summer arrives, bass move to pads
    July 12 at 9:00am
    Elizabeth Moree with a nice classic Magnolia State bass.

    Classic baits for Mississippi’s state-lake bass

    Don’t go for the latest fad in bass lures. The old reliables will do just fine on these five smaller Mississippi state-lake bass factories.
    July 01 at 7:00am
    Two large J-shaped high-profile legs give the Cowboy its vibrating action.

    Ride ‘em, cowboy

    Gary Yamamoto’s new creature bait has a fluttery action big bass just can’t resist
    June 25 at 9:00am
    Bass pro Bernie Schultz shows off a nice bass caught in windy conditions this spring during Shimano’s “Cast Smarter” Media Conference.

    Top 3 tips for windy bass fishing

    Elite Series pro says blowing conditions actually provide opportunities to catch
    June 19 at 7:00am
    Paul Elias depends on his depth finder to locate the ledges and see the structure and  bass at Pickwick before he ever starts chunking and winding.

    Bet on Pickwick’s ledges during June

    When bass head for deep water, look for changes in the bottom that will hold baitfish and bass
    June 12 at 9:00am
    Sustaining quality fishing in aging reservoirs will require providing good habitat for bass and for anglers.

    Enhance habitat, fish will respond

    Table Rock Lake study points to structure helping fishing
    June 07 at 9:15am
    Kahara Diving Frog

    Kahara Diving Frog

    June 01 at 7:00am
    Hoot Gibson of Philadelphia developed the Scum Frog over 30-years ago, and proves every chance he gets that it remains productive.

    Pad pandemonium

    June means bass blasting frogs, big fish seeking food and shad under lily pads
    June 01 at 7:00am
    Author Mike Giles caught this bass on a shaky head while fishing with Ken Covington aboard the Pond Prowler.

    Cool runnings, hot bassing

    Don’t overlook fishing on smaller streams and rivers, especially during the summer, when current and cooler water keep bass active and hungry.
    June 01 at 7:00am
    Bass fishing doesn’t end in Mississippi when fish leave the shallows. Summer can be just as productive.

    Go off(shore) for summer bass

    Have no fear when bass pull out of the shallows for the summer; they’ll still bite if you can find them and put a bait in front of them.
    June 01 at 7:00am
    Summer bass under docks deserve your best shot.

    Take a shot at summer bass

    ‘Shoot’ your bait back into the dark recesses under a dock, and you’ll get more looks from hungry bass that dig the shade. Here’s how.
    June 01 at 7:00am
    Gene Larew’s Bass Shooter was designed to be ‘shot’ back up under docks where bass hide.

    Shoot that thang!

    June 01 at 7:00am
    The ‘potato chip lip’ on Rapala’s Scatter Rap Glass Shad creates erratic movement gamefish just can’t resist.

    Rapala’s Scatter Rap Glass Shad

    'Potato chip lip’ is the secret to lure’s wobble
    May 24 at 9:00am