Freshwater Fishing

Hybrid bass: Stripers on steroids

The motivation behind the creation of the hybrid striped bass isn’t really documented. When fisheries biologists discovered that if they introduced hormones to induce female striped bass those bass would ovulate, it stands to reason that those biologists were curious as to whether they could duplicate their success by cross breeding two different fish.  […]

Bass Fishing

Striped bass record broken

The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks has certified a new state record for striped bass — 39.6 pounds.

Rocky Rawls of Gautier caught the fish March 5 in the West Pascagoula River near his home. He was using a bull minnow for bait. […]