• Bass Fishing

    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
    Use your electronics to find post-spawn staging areas, similar to the ones used by bass during the prespawn.

    Post-spawn tips for Pickwick

    May 15 at 7:00am
    Bass pro Keith Combs landed this big 6-pounder with a topwater frog on a recent trip to Grosse Savanne Lodge in Cameron Parish, La., during Shimano’s “Cast Smarter” Media Conference.

    Get the jump on topwater frogs

    Elite Series pro shares his Top 3 tips for frog fishing
    May 14 at 7:00am
    Maynor Creek has been kicking out some very nice bass, and May is a productive month to catch some of these chunky largemouths.

    Fish Maynor Creek in May

    Drawdown, increase in cover has turned 500-acre lake around
    May 10 at 8:30am
    Ponds provide excellent fishing, but bass quickly learn to avoid capture.

    Bass learn to avoid capture

    How they learn remains a mystery, but it may help you improve your catch
    May 07 at 9:00am
    When clear conditions make the fish spooky, a finesse jig will still produce bites.

    Small bait ... big results - How to use a finesse jig to catch more bass

    Bigger isn’t always better — a down-sized finesse jig might be just the ticket for days when bass are playing hard to get. Here’s how the pros rig up to take them down.
    May 01 at 7:00am
    Post spawn bass fishing on Pickwick Lake means finding fish in transition, which isn’t hard if you know where to look, like Lou Williams does.

    Pickwick Lake offers Mississippi anglers unusual post-spawn opportunities

    If you can keep up with smallmouths and largemouths that appear always on the move, you’re well on your way to conquering this Mississippi-Alabama-Tennessee reservoir
    May 01 at 7:00am
    At Okatibbee, Hunter Miles has a handle on post-spawn fishing, which usually means he has his hands on fish in May.

    What does May have in store for Mississippi bass fishermen?

    Young Collinsville, Miss., angler shares his strategy for putting late-spring bass in your livewell
    May 01 at 7:00am
    The Speed Scremer features “arms” that provide maximum action bass just can’t resist.

    Creme Speed Scremers

    Bass love the new soft-plastic creature bait
    April 23 at 9:00am
    Paul Elias recommends that you fish the Zara Spook, pictured here, or the Whopper Plopper, at first light.

    Fish for Bogue Homa post-spawn bass in April

    Start your day with topwater plugs, then seine the lake’s cypress trees
    April 12 at 9:00am