Full Moon

Nearly 150 years ago, the United States Navy steamed its fleet down the Coldwater and Tallahatchie rivers in Northwest Mississippi. They were attempting to flank Southern troops at Vicksburg by using the Yazoo River as a back door. […]


Belly Up to the Bar

April in the Magnolia State has to be my favorite time of the year. The dogwoods are in full bloom; the fragrant smell of wisteria hangs heavy in the cool spring air; the thunderous gobble of boss toms echoes in the distance; and there is plenty of great fishing for everyone to partake. […]


Tactical Tips for DeSoto Turkeys

With just a few days to go before the turkey season opener, veteran turkey hunter Jerry McKinley, a native of Petal, was riding high. The mild winter and warm spring temperatures had the southern Mississippi landscape greening up nicely, and the word on the grapevine around his hunting camp on the edge of the DeSoto National Forest was that the turkeys were gobbling. […]

Bass Fishing

It’s time to put Tenn-Tom to bed

Bass in the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway will be spawning during April. I’ll be fishing Aliceville Lake on the Tenn-Tom Waterway because it holds plenty of big bass, and this month, you can catch spawning bass all day on buzz baits in shallow water. […]