Offshore Fishing

Catch big snapper, cobia on Gulf Coast

Capt. Michael Moore, owner and operator of Strictly Business Fishing Charters based out of Biloxi, captains all the Strictly Charters fishing vessels, including the “Ms. Darsy” and a tour boat that takes 49 passengers on a trip to catch shrimp and other marine life, hear a history of Biloxi and enjoy light-tackle fishing for trout, flounder and ground mullet. […]

Bass Fishing

Go deep in June for big Pickwick bass

In June, structure fishing gets really good on the Tennessee River’s Pickwick Lake. I’ll be fishing offshore on the mussel beds on the main river channel and secondary creek channels with crankbaits, jigs and 12-inch plastic worms. I’ll use a quality depth finder with side-imaging and down-imaging to locate those mussel beds. […]

As Big As they Grow

Devastating floods have far-reached impact

In late April, 37 tornadoes ravaged parts of Mississippi and Alabama, wiping out whole communities and towns and killing hundreds of people. And, now, in early May we begin to see the forecasts and maps of the impending record floods for Mississippi’s River towns and almost the entire Mississippi Delta. […]

Bass Fishing

Salad Patch Bass

Ignoring near-gale-force winds, Steve Grace whipped a Lake Fork Hyper Stick across a patch of grass and pads, and let the lure glide into an opening in the vegetation. A split second later, Grace dropped his rod without hesitation and snapped it back with all the force he could muster. About 30 feet out a nice bass boiled on the surface and dove down into the salad patch. […]