• Lunker Lines

    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
    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
    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
    Paul Elias likes Bay Springs in March because bass will be moving shallow, and you never know whether you’re catching a largemouth, a smallmouth or a spotted bass when the fish takes the bait.

    Bay Springs’ bass triple play

    All 3 main black bass species — largemouth, smallmouth and spots — are March targets
    March 12 at 9:00am
    In February, Ross Barnett bass will be in the prespawn mode; you may catch a good number of bass that will weigh 4 pounds or more.

    February bassing at Ross Barnett

    February bass are moving shallow on Mississippi’s most-famous lake
    February 12 at 9:00am
    When a  jig bounces off a root, a stump or a rock and begins to fall back to the bottom, that’s when the Maynor Creek bass are most likely to attack.

    January bassing at Maynor Creek

    Key on bridge and surrounding area
    January 16 at 9:00am
    Even when the weather cools down at the end of December, you often can catch some very chunky bass at Bogue Homa that weigh 5 to 7 pounds each.

    Bogue Homa’s December bassing

    Cooling weather moves bass and fishermen
    December 18, 2017 at 9:00am
    A buzzbait is a very productive bait when bass are in the backs of creeks on visible cover.

    Pickwick Lake’s bass bonanza

    November is prime time for fine fall action
    November 15, 2017 at 9:00am
    Anglers can catch spotted bass, along with largemouths and smallmouths, on different areas in Bay Springs.

    Bay Springs: five rods, two areas

    Break up your day with different lures, areas
    October 18, 2017 at 9:00am
    Although you’ll catch a good number of 1 to 1½-pound bass using these tactics in September, you may get a really good bass, like the one pictured here.

    Bet on your most-dependable lake

    September bass fishing great at Bogue Homa
    September 14, 2017 at 9:00am
    When the sun gets bright in July at Bogue Homa, Paul Elias suggests flipping a Stone Jig on the shady sides of the cypress trees.

    July bass at Bogue Homa

    July 13, 2017 at 9:00am
    Paul Elias likes to pitch a jig into the thickest hydrilla he can find, let the lure sink to the bottom, hop it off the bottom two or three times, reel the bait in and make another pitch.

    Lake Okhissa for June bass

    June 08, 2017 at 9:00am
    On warming April days, look for fast action along the riprap at Ross Barnett.

    Ross Barnett’s best bets for April bass

    April 13, 2017 at 9:00am
    You’ll often have your best chance of the year to catch a big bass at Bogue Homa in March.

    Bogue Homa is March lunker lair

    The spawn puts a lot of big fish in anglers’ wheelhouses this month
    March 13, 2017 at 9:00am