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  • Kayak Hunter’s Best Cover
  • Brad Biere has been hunting the Mississippi Flyway for about 12 years. The kayak hunter said he loved the idea of having a layout boat, but wanted to buy some type of watercraft that he could use for multiple purposes. He also uses his kayak for fishing.
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  • 12/6/2016 7:50:30 PM
  • UPPER MISSISSIPPI RIVER NATIONAL WILDLIFE AND FISH REFUGE MAP WISCONSIN
  • This 200,000-acre National Wildlife and Fish Refuge protects 284 miles of the Mississippi River in four states. Offering a corridor two to five miles wide, the refuge includes islands, wetlands, and river shoreline with some beaches and high cliffs.
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  • 12/4/2016 9:01:28 AM
  • Fishing for fun: White bass offer lots of action
  • There is a six-fish creel limit and a 15-inch minimum size on both stripes and hybrids in Mississippi waters. White bass, which have a similar appearance, will have very faint stripes, only one of which will extend to its tail. In Mississippi, white bass .
  • Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
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  • 12/2/2016 2:04:30 PM
  • THURSDAY THROWBACK: The Hot Fish Shop kept Winona on the culinary map
  • Henry’s son, Lambert Kowalewski, said the family stopped using the rearing ponds when Mississippi River pollution began increasing markedly. From then on, all of the restaurant’s fish were purchased. The business grew through the 1930s, a fish dinner ...
  • Winona Daily News
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  • 12/1/2016 11:28:12 AM
  • USDA to target Yazoo darter fish in rivers
  • The Yazoo darter fish may be small but it plays a huge role in keeping Mississippi’s rivers healthy. However, the little guys’ lives are at risk due to the recent drought and an increase of development along the Little Tallahatchie and Yocona River.
  • Oxford Eagle
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  • 11/30/2016 5:20:08 PM
  • Fish Tagged in Moon Lake Recaptured in the Ohio River
  • JACKSON - A paddlefish tagged and released by Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) fisheries biologists on February 24, 2014 at Moon Lake in Coahoma County was recaptured on November 14, 2016 in the Ohio River below Smithland ..
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  • 11/23/2016 12:06:19 PM
  • Mississippi: Paddlefish Egg Harvest Now Open
  • JACKSON - The Mississippi River Harvest Zone, which is the first area open during the 2016 – 2017 Mississippi Paddlefish egg harvest season, opened on November 20, 2016 and closes December 31, 2016. This zone includes all of the public waters between the .
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  • 11/21/2016 8:48:15 AM
  • Mississippi man, son drown while fishing
  • RANDOLPH, Miss. (AP) - Authorities in Pontotoc County say a Randolph man and his 4-year-old son apparently drowned while fishing from a small boat in a friend's pond along Highway 9 South in Randolph. County Coroner Kim Bedford identified the victims as 37
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  • 11/7/2016 9:50:48 PM
  • Father, son drown on fishing trip
  • A Pontotoc man and his son drowned Sunday afternoon while on a fishing trip. Billy Joe Finley, 37, and Grayson Brett Finley, 4, drowned in a private pond off Mississippi 9 South in Pontotoc, according to the county's coroner, Kim Bedford. The two went ...
  • Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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  • 11/7/2016 3:09:56 PM
  • Father, son, drown on fishing trip
  • A Pontotoc man and his son drowned Sunday afternoon while on a fishing trip. Billy Joe Finley, 37, and Grayson Brett Finley, 4, drowned in a private pond off Mississippi 9 South in Pontotoc, according to the county's coroner, Kim Bedford. The owner of the
  • Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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  • 11/7/2016 10:59:24 AM
  • Fall is a great time to fish
  • Fishing for catfish, whether blue, channel, or flathead, can be very productive in larger southeast Missouri waters such as Wappapello and Clearwater lakes or the Mississippi River. Those seeking smallmouth or largemouth bass can find plenty of action ...
  • Daily Journal
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  • 11/5/2016 5:11:01 AM
  • Fall is a perfect time to fish
  • Fishing for catfish, whether blue, channel, or flathead, can be very productive in larger southeast Missouri waters such as Wappapello and Clearwater lakes or the Mississippi River. Those seeking smallmouth or largemouth bass can find plenty of action ...
  • Daily Journal
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  • 11/3/2016 7:07:55 AM
  • Community college to offer bass fishing scholarship
  • Collegiate bass fishing has reached a new level in Mississippi with the recent announcement of the Gene M. Tilghman Gone Fishing Scholarship at Itawamba Community College. "It's the first fishing scholarship for the state of Mississippi," said Michael ...
  • Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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  • 11/2/2016 10:58:10 AM
  • OUTDOORS REPORT: Hunting active, fishing slow
  • For crappies, crappie minnows have been the best bait, he said. On the Mississippi and Wisconsin rivers one fish species is biting — walleye, Modjeski said. Roscovius said the majority of walleyes caught weren't keepers. "Guys are catching some ...
  • La Crosse Tribune
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  • 10/31/2016 11:53:38 PM
  • F is for fall…and fabulous fish fry
  • And one of those stories will always be Jack Davis and his many community and family fish fries. Anne McKee is a Mississippi historian, writer and storyteller. She is listed on the Mississippi Humanities Speakers Bureau. See her website ...
  • Meridian Star
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  • 10/27/2016 3:08:40 PM
  • Mississippi Studies Bass Movement on Ross Barnett
  • JACKSON – Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) Fisheries Biologists have received recapture locations of 47 bass initially tagged and released at the Goshen Springs Landing during the first two weeks of March 2016. Biologists ..
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  • 10/27/2016 8:06:19 AM
  • Reports: Gulf population of menhaden, prey of game fish, thriving
  • Steven J. VanderKooy, a fisheries coordinator with the commission, which has an Ocean Springs, Mississippi office, told The Sun Herald despite the fact that millions of pounds are hauled in each year, they are thriving. The fish is caught for cat food and
  • Decatur Daily
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  • 10/25/2016 9:27:26 AM
  • Chalk Talk: Roumbanis on grass mats
  • On waters like the Upper Mississippi River or the Potomac with big fields of grass, at the end of practice he’ll run zig-zag patterns through the grass to see where it opens up and where the holes are – that’ll enable him to pinpoint where the fish ...
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  • 10/21/2016 3:55:44 AM
  • Reel Southern Fishing Charters
  • I'm an avid fisherman out of Hopedale, Shell Beach, Delacroix and the Biloxi marsh area in Mississippi. I also take trips out of Lake Pontchartrain. I fish out of a 22ft fully Equipped Blazer Bay. The fishing has been great down in Hopedale and the trout .
  • Louisiana Sportsman
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  • 10/20/2016 11:23:44 PM
  • Reel Southern Fishing Charters
  • I'm an avid fisherman out of Hopedale, Shell Beach, Delacroix and the Biloxi marsh area in Mississippi. I also take trips out of Lake Pontchartrain. I fish out of a 22ft fully Equipped Blazer Bay. The fishing has been great down in Hopedale and the trout .
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  • 10/20/2016 3:02:39 PM
  • Mississippi proposes trout fishing closure January through March
  • Mississippi speckled trout anglers will have to make alternate plans during the first months of 2017, if a proposal by the state’s Commission of Marine Resources today is approved. The agency announced it's intent to implement a three-month closure of ...
  • Louisiana Sportsman
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  • 10/18/2016 11:11:47 PM
  • Youth Fishing Rodeo at Mississippi's Johnson State Park
  • HATTIESBURG –Youth 15 years and younger are invited to a youth fishing rodeo at Paul B. Johnson State Park beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, October 29. The free event is hosted by the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP).
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  • 10/18/2016 7:34:03 AM
  • Mississippi: Lake Dockery Tagged Fish Rewards
  • JACKSON - The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) Fisheries Bureau tagged 100 fish at Lake Dockery on October 11. The fish were tagged as part of a rewards program to increase fishing participation at Community Fishing ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 10/17/2016 5:33:33 AM
  • Gulfport security guard fishes for fun
  • I also love fishing at the Kremer Marina.” But Wright’s fishing in Gulfport is delayed. Last week, the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality notified the public the Industrial Seaway and Bayou Bernard from U.S. 49 to the mouth of Gulfport ...
  • Sun Herald
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  • 10/16/2016 12:15:36 PM
  • Fishing Threat
  • Some carp are tiny and only weigh a few ounces but others can grow up to 200 pounds. They’ve been found in Canada, Mississippi River and lakes and streams all over the eastern third of the United States. It may well be that commercial fish farming may be .
  • Southeast AGNET
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  • 10/14/2016 6:48:41 AM
  • Learn Keys To Making The Most Of Your Best Spot
  • On that upper Mississippi River fishery, he had a great spot – rocks with weeds swept by current – all to himself. He had the juice and although three other boats were sitting within 40 yards of him, his competitors weren’t feeling the same love.
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  • 10/14/2016 4:04:03 AM
  • Thousands of dead fish found along Mississippi River near Canton, Mo.
  • Thousands of dead fish were found Thursday lining the banks of the Mississippi River near Canton, Missouri. The Missouri Department of Conservation is trying to figure out what killed all these fish at the Fenway Access. An MDC biologist called in to ...
  • WGEM
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  • 10/13/2016 5:16:49 AM
  • Dead fish pile up near Canton, Mo.
  • Thousands of dead fish were found Thursday lining the banks of the Mississippi River near Canton, Missouri. The Missouri Department of Conservation is trying to figure out what killed all these fish at the Fenway Access. An MDC biologist called in to ...
  • WGEM
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  • 10/13/2016 5:16:49 AM
  • LIVE ON GMM: Flames rip through Gautier fishing camp
  • Flames damaged several buildings at the Hercules Fishing Camp overnight. Doug Walker is live on Good Morning Mississippi with the latest on the investigation. Meteorologist Andrew Wilson says temperatures will rise quickly this afternoon into the mid to ..
  • WLOX 13
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  • 10/11/2016 10:34:09 AM
  • Mississippi Halloween at the Hatchery Program
  • ENID - The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) Visitor Education Center (VEC) adjacent to Enid Lake will host a "Halloween at the Hatchery" program on Saturday, October 22 at 2 p.m. Youth will decorate pumpkins using paints or
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 10/11/2016 7:06:33 AM
  • Bertrand's improvement plans
  • "We had three of those events this year. I bombed in all three. Add the Mississippi River and I really bombed on those four. "The main thing I did wrong on the tidal waters and the Mississippi River was fishing way too fast. I'd go an hour without catching
  • Outdoors First
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  • 10/10/2016 9:05:16 PM
  • Driftwood Outdoors: Fish of a lifetime caught on first trip
  • We fished just outside of the mouth of the Mississippi River at Southwest Pass. It was windy. The water was churned up and way off color. I thought my luck had run out. In these conditions, we threw Rat-L-Traps to attract the fish with sound and vibration.
  • News Tribune
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  • 10/9/2016 7:54:52 PM
  • Biloxi Youth Fishing Rodeo
  • The free event is hosted by the City of Biloxi and the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP). The Hiller Park Recreation Area is located on Hiller Drive in Biloxi. Participants are encouraged to bring their own fishing gear ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 10/4/2016 7:29:11 AM
  • DMR recommends changes for speckled trout fishing
  • If you're a speckled trout fisherman, expect some dramatic changes soon in the regulations for that most popular game fish in Mississippi. The DMR staff is recommending the minimum length be increased to 15 inches for at least three years. The current ...
  • WLOX 13
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  • 9/30/2016 4:09:19 PM
  • DMR recommends changes for speckled trout fishing
  • If you're a speckled trout fisherman, expect some dramatic changes soon in the regulations for that most popular game fish in Mississippi. The DMR staff is recommending the minimum length be increased to 15 inches for at least three years. The current ...
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  • 9/30/2016 4:09:19 PM
  • Preparations Underway For Fishing Opener
  • ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - St. Cloud will host the 70th annual Governors Fishing Opener this spring and planning along the Mississippi River is underway. This will be the first time the St. Cloud area has hosted the event and the first time all the fishing
  • KNSI Radio
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  • 9/29/2016 11:52:48 AM
  • Northern Mississippi River gauges key to Venice fishing, Hackney says
  • Fall is here. Temperatures have finally started to moderate, and some of the year’s best fishing will be available without getting heat stroke. And Bassmaster Elite Series pro and Sportsman TV host Greg Hackney said he launches his boat at Venice as ...
  • Louisiana Sportsman
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  • 9/29/2016 6:09:12 AM
  • Lots of fishing going on
  • Trevor Knight, a resource conservation biologist with the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Parks and Fisheries, said 175 children showed up on a “youth day” to fish the lake two Saturdays ago.
  • Enterprise-Journal
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  • 9/29/2016 1:58:40 AM
  • Service Acts to Prevent Harm to Native Wildlife from 11 Nonnative Species
  • “We have seen what happens when fish from other continents become established in the U.S.,” said Service Director Dan Ashe, referring to Asian carps, which have devastated aquatic habitats in the Mississippi River Basin, causing incalculable harm to ...
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  • 9/28/2016 11:56:59 PM
  • Family fishing trip nearly turns into disaster
  • NORTH ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – A family fishing trip nearly turned into disaster Saturday night on the Mississippi River. The family was between mile marker 2 and 3 on the river south of Highway 367 and north of the Chain of Rocks Bridge when they ...
  • Fox2now
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  • 9/25/2016 5:09:32 AM
  • National Hunting and Fishing Day set for Saturday
  • Our environment would not be so good and we would not have the opportunity to enjoy hunting and fishing on our public lands were it not for our outstanding Congressional delegation, the Mississippi Legislature, the US Fish and Wildlife Service, the USDA ..
  • choctawplaindealer.com
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  • 9/23/2016 6:12:09 PM
  • Youth Fishing Rodeos
  • The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks hosts Youth Fishing Rodeos at Lakes Bogue Homa and Kemper County. The event is in conjuncture with the Lake Bogue Homa and Lake Kemper County rodeos, and features opportunities for young anglers
  • Jackson Free Press
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  • 9/23/2016 5:26:13 AM
  • Feds propose threatened status for little Mississippi fish
  • The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing "threatened" status for a 2½-inch-long fish once found in Louisiana and Mississippi but now known only in a small part of its historic Mississippi range. The pearl darter is named for the Pearl River, but is
  • Chicago Tribune
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  • 9/20/2016 7:27:17 PM
  • Feds propose threatened status for little Mississippi fish
  • NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing "threatened" status for a 2½-inch-long fish once found in Louisiana and Mississippi but now known only in a small part of its historic Mississippi range. The pearl darter is named for the .
  • WLOX 13
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  • 9/20/2016 3:02:26 PM
  • Feds propose threatened status for little Mississippi fish
  • NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing "threatened" status for a 2½-inch-long fish once found in Louisiana and Mississippi but now known only in a small part of its historic Mississippi range. The pearl darter is named for ...
  • Meridian Star
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  • 9/20/2016 1:43:42 PM
  • Feds propose threatened status for little Mississippi fish
  • NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing "threatened" status for a 2½-inch-long fish once found in Louisiana and Mississippi but now known only in a small part of its historic Mississippi range. The pearl darter is named for ...
  • San Francisco Chronicle
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  • 9/20/2016 11:42:00 AM
  • Pearl darter: feds propose threatened status for little fish
  • The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing "threatened" status for the Pearl darter, a 2½-inch-long fish once found in 16 Mississippi and Louisiana counties and parishes but now found in only a fraction of its historic range. The fish is named for ...
  • Sun Herald
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  • 9/20/2016 4:03:52 AM
  • Brueggen wins Bass Fishing League Tournament on Mississippi River
  • Bass fishing tips, tricks, and tactics. Includes articles, videos, news, and forums for beginning to advanced anglers. The largest bass fishing site on the Web! The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide LA CROSSE, Wis. (Sept. 19, 2016) – Local angler Mike .
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  • 9/20/2016 1:26:23 AM
  • Feider Wins; Swindle Secures 2nd AOY
  • "I didn't think I even had a chance of making it here (he claimed the last spot in the field via his runner-up finish in the regular-season finale last week at the Mississippi River). I love showing off this fishery. "This place is so good; there's so many
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  • 9/19/2016 2:39:10 AM
  • 23,000-year-old fish hooks found in Japan
  • Levee breach in Mississippi sends 6 million gallons of sewage into Bogue... But instead, researchers have discovered the world's oldest fish hooks. And it's led them to suggest that maritime technology developed in Asia-Pacific much earlier than previously
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  • 9/18/2016 11:40:12 PM
  • Fishing returns to Percy Quin — for kids, anyway
  • About 70 boats took to the water on Saturday as youths wet their hooks, according to Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks officials. They expect many more fishermen to be at the lake on Wednesday, when fishing opens to the general public
  • Enterprise-Journal
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  • 9/18/2016 7:55:19 AM
  • Peer review questions fish bypass
  • The pallid sturgeon has been listed as endangered since 1990, and studies to improve the fish friendliness of the dam began not long after, along with an overall recovery plan for the pallid sturgeon looking at both the Missouri and Mississippi rivers.
  • Williston Herald
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  • 9/16/2016 11:53:54 AM
  • Youth Fishing Rodeos at Lakes Bogue Homa and Kemper County, Mississippi
  • JACKSON –Youth 15 years and younger are invited to upcoming fishing rodeos at Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks' (MDWFP) Lakes Bogue Homa and Kemper County. These events are great opportunities for young anglers to fish lakes that ..
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 9/15/2016 8:13:11 AM
  • 5 Tips for Planning Your Southern Fishing Road Trip in Mississippi
  • Mississippi is full of great road-trip destinations for fishing lovers. With great fishing spots, like Trace State Park, Natchez State Park and Roosevelt State Park, it’s no surprise there are more than 651,000 licensed anglers in Mississippi, including ..
  • Hotty Toddy
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  • 9/14/2016 6:51:27 PM
  • Eric Olson talks fall 'eyes
  • Point is, this cat knows a little bit about walleye fishing. Especially rivers. This G. Loomis/Shimano pro is from Red Wing, Minnesota right on the mighty Mississippi River. Ya sure hope he has a clue about river 'eyes. "Rivers are always changing," said .
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  • 9/14/2016 5:54:11 PM
  • Mississippi Outdoorama Sept. 24
  • JACKSON – Celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day at Outdoorama on the Rez on Saturday, September 24 at Turcotte Education and Shooting Facility. The event, hosted by the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) and the ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 9/14/2016 6:55:38 AM
  • U.S. Fish & Wildlife fee hikes concern businessman
  • PRARIE DU CHIEN, Wis. — At least one area businessman warns new fees for those who help others hunt and fish on the Mississippi River could have unintended consequences for the tri-state economy. Under proposed U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service rules ...
  • Telegraph Herald
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  • 9/14/2016 5:36:53 AM
  • CMR likely to tighten regulations to protect speckled trout fishery
  • Speckled trout fishermen in Mississippi should be aware changes in regulations are likely coming soon. The Commission on Marine Resources will consider the issue one week from today at its monthly meeting. Last month, the CMR heard that overfishing is ...
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  • 9/13/2016 7:49:55 PM
  • Thousands of fish found floating at Moncus Park coulee
  • Speckled trout fishermen in Mississippi should be aware changes in regulations are likely coming soon. The Commission on Marine Resources will consider the issue one week from today at its monthly meeting. Speckled trout fishermen in Mississippi should be
  • WLOX 13
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  • 9/13/2016 6:02:32 PM
  • ‘River Geek’ DeFoe Felt Right At Home
  • For some anglers, it’s easy to see how the Mississippi River can be an overwhelming place. With miles and miles of backwaters and fishy-looking places at virtually every turn, getting settled into a rhythm there can be a chore. And that’s not factoring ...
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  • 9/13/2016 4:05:01 AM
  • Fishing reopens Sat. at Percy Quin
  • the lake will reopen to fishing — first to children on Saturday, then to the general public on Wednesday, Sept. 21. “It’s a big deal for the whole southwest Mississippi economy, everything,” said park manager Will Busby.
  • Enterprise-Journal
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  • 9/10/2016 7:57:38 AM
  • Fishing Report: Old ways are best for fishing
  • Every fly fisherman has an Uncle Lester. David Ellington wrote about his uncle who happened to be Lester and was the last of 10 siblings born in Mississippi and lived all of his life there fishing and providing lessons to those who would fish with him or .
  • Ravalli Republic
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  • 9/9/2016 7:18:52 PM
  • Casey Ashley takes the lead at LaCrosse Bassmaster Elite
  • He aims to add another $100,000 to his career total on the Mississippi River this week. Nevermind that two other skilled young fishermen are breathing down his neck. Ott Defoe of Knoxville, Tenn., is second with 17-7, and Jordan Lee, the former College ...
  • Outdoors FIRST
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  • 9/9/2016 5:14:11 AM
  • Casey Ashley takes the lead at LaCrosse Bassmaster Elite
  • He aims to add another $100,000 to his career total on the Mississippi River this week. Nevermind that two other skilled young fishermen are breathing down his neck. Ott Defoe of Knoxville, Tenn., is second with 17-7, and Jordan Lee, the former College ...
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  • 9/9/2016 12:42:10 AM
  • Casey Ashley takes the lead at LaCrosse Bassmaster Elite Elite
  • He aims to add another $100,000 to his career total on the Mississippi River this week. Nevermind that two other skilled young fishermen are breathing down his neck. Ott Defoe of Knoxville, Tenn., is second with 17-7, and Jordan Lee, the former College ...
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  • 9/8/2016 11:59:13 PM
  • Mississippi: Lake Tangipahoa Re-opens for Derby Sept. 21
  • JACKSON - The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) will host a youth fishing day at Lake Tangipahoa at Percy Quin State Park on Saturday, September 17, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fishing will be open to youth 15 years and under.
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  • 9/8/2016 5:15:22 AM
  • Mississippi: DWFP to Host Pond Management Workshop Sept. 24
  • JACKSON - The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) Fisheries Bureau is hosting a pond management workshop in Grenada County at Hugh White State Park on Saturday, September 24 at 2 p.m. An hour-long presentation will include ...
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  • 9/8/2016 5:15:22 AM
  • Erie's Lefebre to fish in Bassmaster event on Mississippi
  • Harborcreek pro bass fisherman Dave Lefebre returns to action Thursday in the Bassmaster Elite Series tournament on the Mississippi River in La Crosse, Wisconsin. The four-day tournament is the second-to-last event on the Bassmaster Elite schedule.
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  • 9/8/2016 1:54:56 AM
  • Casey Ashley takes the lead at La Crosse Bassmaster Elite
  • He aims to add another $100,000 to his career total on the Mississippi River this week. Nevermind that two other skilled young fishermen are breathing down his neck. Ott Defoe of Knoxville, Tenn., is second with 17-7, and Jordan Lee, the former College ...
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  • 9/7/2016 11:53:15 PM
  • Fly Fishing Alligator Gar
  • The Alligator Gar, the second largest freshwater fish in North America after the White Sturgeon of the Pacific northwest, was once the apex aquatic predator throughout the Mississippi basin of the central US. Documented as growing to over ten feet long and
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  • 9/7/2016 6:31:08 PM
  • Fall fishing in Iowa rivers
  • “The Missouri and Mississippi rivers boast some of the best flathead catfishing in the Midwest,” said Jon Christensen, DNR natural resources technician. The Missouri River’s swift current, rocks and snags are good habitat and food is abundant for ...
  • Muscatine Journal
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  • 9/3/2016 12:27:49 AM
  • Pass Harbor filled with dead fish
  • No word yet on what caused the fish kill, or if the pogies came from a broken net on a commercial boat. The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources did investigate the fish kill. According to the DMR, it appears to be a low oxygen event that caused the
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  • 9/2/2016 3:52:25 PM
  • Dead fish, stinky smell limited to Pass Christian Harbor, DMR says
  • Dead fish and a stinky smell at the Pass Christian Harbor is caused by a low oxygen level, according to the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources. People were complaining Friday about dead fish surfacing and a foul odor, but the problem is limited to
  • Sun Herald
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  • 9/2/2016 11:13:14 AM
  • Youth Fishing Rodeo
  • The free event is hosted by the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP). Mayes Lake is located on Lakeland Terrace off Lakeland Drive in Jackson. Participants are encouraged to bring their own fishing gear, catfish bait ...
  • Jackson Free Press
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  • 9/2/2016 5:22:29 AM
  • DMR grants Coast man lifetime fishing license
  • Although people with special needs don't need fishing licenses in Mississippi, Chase now has one forever. On Thursday, the Department of Marine Resources gave the fisherman a lifetime fishing license to continue to celebrate his love for the sport ...
  • WLOX 13
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  • 9/2/2016 1:04:47 AM
  • Something's Fishy: Here comes the sun(fish)
  • In Canada, green sunfish are native to the Great Lakes, Hudson Bay and Mississippi River basins in Ontario. Like most sunfish, this species eats large amounts of plankton during its early years but will switch to aquatic insects, minnows and crayfish later
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  • 8/30/2016 5:26:03 AM
  • Archie's Fish and Chicken, The Palette Cafe and Char Restaurant
  • Archie's Fish and Chicken serves grilled catfish, tilapia, shrimp, deep-fried pan trout, wings and more. The couple specializes in Mississippi farm-raised catfish, fried chicken and spaghetti. "Here at Archie's, our goal is to make everything just like ...
  • Jackson Free Press
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  • 8/30/2016 12:54:02 AM
  • Brueggen Nets Third Win on Mighty Miss
  • Mike Brueggen of La Crosse, Wisconsin, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 15 pounds, 11 ounces, Saturday to win the fourth FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Great Lakes Division tournament of 2016 on the Mississippi River. For his efforts, Brueggen took home $
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  • 8/21/2016 11:59:06 PM
  • Bass fishing still slow in Lake Lincoln
  • Below are the most current reports on fishing conditions of lakes in the area. Information courtesy of the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks. Lake Lincoln State Park Bass fishing is slow on topwaters and soft plastics. At a recent ...
  • Daily Leader
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  • 8/18/2016 6:26:13 PM
  • Annual Connie Davis Fishing Rodeo coming Aug. 20
  • The event, which has often drawn upwards of 100 participants, was founded by Tunney Pugh and is named for local resident Connie Davis, the first game warden ever hired by the Mississippi Game and Fish Commission in 1932. He worked for the Commission for 33
  • Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
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  • 8/17/2016 8:43:24 PM
  • Mississippi: Fish Kills Likely from Flooding
  • JACKSON – Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) fisheries biologists in Southwest Mississippi anticipate potential fish kill reports following the tropical-like system that caused extensive flooding in the region. "The ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 8/17/2016 6:24:25 AM
  • Youth Fishing Rodeo at Golden Memorial State Park, Mississippi
  • JACKSON – Children 15 years and younger are invited to a youth fishing rodeo at Golden Memorial State Park beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday, August 27. The free event is hosted by the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP).
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 8/16/2016 6:39:55 AM
  • CMR certifies shark, tripletail records
  • The Mississippi Commission on Marine Resources on Tuesday certified four saltwater recreational fishing records. David Rogers of Theodore, Alabama, set the record for bull shark with a 203-pound catch on July 1. The previous record was 164 pounds ...
  • Sun Herald
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  • 8/16/2016 3:33:48 AM
  • Summer fishing weather warning
  • I have never fished the Mississippi Delta during the summer months without getting chased off a spot by a pop-up storm. So-called for their propensity to overtake an area with frightening speed, these typically short-lived meteorological temper tantrums ..
  • Louisiana Sportsman
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  • 8/15/2016 9:28:44 PM
  • OUTDOORS REPORT: Clear water equals good fishing
  • I was on the Mississippi (River) the other day. It was pretty muddy, but where the water was clear, fishing was OK, but you've got to find clear water." Locally the fishing was good as well, Roscovius said, with the fish taking to live bait best.
  • La Crosse Tribune
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  • 8/15/2016 4:06:36 PM
  • Two Imperiled Missouri River Fish Need Legal Protections
  • The sturgeon chub and sicklefin chub are found in the Missouri and Mississippi rivers and their declining populations are threatened by habitat fragmentation. “These rare fish are struggling in the fragmented Missouri River and need the protections of ...
  • Press Release Point
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  • 8/14/2016 11:53:05 PM
  • Annual fishing day event gets kids off couch, on river
  • The Mississippi River in Dubuque was busy this morning, as 53 boats filled with kids and members of Mississippi Walleye Club ventured out to participate in the annual Kids Day fishing tournament. “I’ve been fishing before, but not with pros,” said ...
  • Telegraph Herald
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  • 8/13/2016 7:00:46 PM
  • Fishing clinic slated for children
  • SAVANNA, Ill. — Children ages 5 through 12 are invited to the Kids Fishing Day next month at the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge. The youth fishing clinic will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 10 at Frog Pond, 1 1/2 miles south .
  • Clinton Herald
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  • 8/12/2016 8:56:30 PM
  • Why bass fishing from a kayak is so popular right now
  • Photo courtesy of Barry Shoultz. Slipping into an early morning fishing kayak and pushing off with your paddle from the shore of the Upper Mississippi River can send all of your senses into overdrive as you immerse yourself in the natural surroundings.
  • TwinCities Pioneer Press
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  • 8/12/2016 5:28:54 PM
  • Millennium Marine Introduces Side Kick Fishing Seats
  • Pearl, Mississippi - Millennium Marine, a division of Millennium Outdoors, proudly introduces the Side Kick, the most innovative and durable fishing seat to ever enter the market. The Side Kick is an exclusive side by side seat that will change the way ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 8/12/2016 7:49:05 AM
  • Dog days fishing at Whites Creek Lake
  • Fishing in August can be tough in Mississippi. Whites Creek Lake is no exception. Though catching a limit of bass or crappie can be challenging, that is exactly what fishermen are doing. This includes me. If you just want to catch large numbers of bass ...
  • websterprogresstimes.com
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  • 8/11/2016 7:38:56 PM
  • Biologists: Low oxygen lead to fish kills
  • Biologists have determined low oxygen levels caused fish kills in the Mississippi River around La Crosse. Environmental officials from Wisconsin and Minnesota along with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service have been investigating reports of dead fish from .
  • News 8000
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  • 8/6/2016 3:27:10 PM
  • Heat and drenching rains kill Mississippi fish
  • Low oxygen conditions in and near the Mississippi River around La Crosse have killed hundreds of fish. Hot summer weather helped speed up plant decay in the water. “You just get a lot of vegetation, duckweeds and stuff like that,” said Minnesota DNR ...
  • La Crosse Tribune
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  • 8/6/2016 4:57:14 AM
  • Fishing Friday Feature #4: Bowfishing Is a Fast-Growing Sport
  • I grew up bass fishing all over the state of Mississippi but when I stumbled upon the sport of bowfishing I was immediately addicted. Unlike rod and reel fishing, there is no patience involved in bowfishing – only intense focus and lots of laughs.
  • Hotty Toddy
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  • 8/5/2016 6:55:57 PM
  • DIFATTA: MWF show great start for fall hunting, fishing
  • Wanna beat the August heat and swing into the mood for some great Mississippi fall hunting and fishing? Then gather the family, hop in the car, turn on the a/c and make the short drive to Jackson for the Mississippi Wildlife Federation's 30th anniversary s
  • Hattiesburg American
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  • 8/4/2016 5:38:23 PM
  • Bass fishing slow in Lincoln, good in Mary Crawford
  • Below are the most current reports on fishing conditions of lakes in the area. Information courtesy of the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks. Lake Lincoln State Park Bass fishing is slow on topwaters and soft plastics. At a recent ...
  • Daily Leader
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  • 8/4/2016 3:58:10 PM
  • Kids can reel in big prizes at fishing derby
  • The catfish will be released about 4 p.m. Friday in preparation for the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Mississippi Valley fundraiser, which will take place from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, with gates opening at 6 a.m. Of the 1,000 catfish, 350 will be tagged ...
  • Quad Cities Onlines
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  • 8/3/2016 7:19:48 PM
  • Fishing derby Saturday in Rock Island
  • The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Mississippi Valley are hosting the "Get Hooked" Fishing Derby on Saturday. The event will be held at the Rock Island Conservation Club on Big Island. Registration and packet pick-up is Wednesday and Thursday at the Rock Island
  • Quad-Cities Times
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  • 8/3/2016 10:22:55 AM
  • Big fishing rodeos reveal useful fishing info
  • This is the first time anyone can remember these fish being in the shallows for most of the morning since 2010 when the BP-Deepwater Horizon oil disaster swept over the coast from east of the Mississippi River west to Timbalier and some of the islands in .
  • The Advocate
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  • 8/3/2016 5:50:54 AM
  • Anglers Great Escape
  • Welcome to Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid. Rising above downtown Memphis, Tennessee, from the banks of the Mississippi River, the retail megastore packs more than 535,000 square feet of fishing, boating and hunting gear into the iconic, 32-story pyramid ...
  • Outdoors FIRST
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  • 8/3/2016 4:25:00 AM
  • Miss. men convicted of game fish sales
  • Three Mississippi men were recently convicted in a federal court of the illegal sale of game fish, including crappie. According to the US Attorney's Office, Northern District of Mississippi, Roger Lee Reed, 56, of Holcomb, and John Randle, 80, ...
  • Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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  • 8/2/2016 10:02:38 AM
  • New Orleans man drowns while fishing in St. Bernard Parish
  • A New Orleans man died Sunday morning (July 31) after he fell into the Mississippi River-Gulf Outlet while tying up his fishing boat, the St. Bernard Parish Sheriff's Office said. David LeBlanc Jr., 64, was rushed to St. Bernard Parish Hospital ...
  • The Times-Picayune
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  • 7/31/2016 2:37:01 PM
  • Newport fishing pier to receive upgrade
  • Renovations to the fishing pier at Sixth Street on the Mississippi River in Newport will begin this summer, to make the pier meet ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) accessibility requirements. “At the request of the council we prepared a proposal for ..
  • South Washington County Bulletin
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  • 7/22/2016 1:36:07 PM
  • Prehistoric Fish Paddles Into Area Lake
  • Hamilton Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge’s waterways. Mississippi State researchers recently recorded unexpectedly high numbers of paddlefish near the refuge’s spillway—a shocking discovery given the size of the waterway and what is currently known ...
  • WCBI-TV
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  • 7/21/2016 5:37:41 AM
  • Tough fishing on the Mississippi
  • The Mississippi River has crested in this region and, barring more torrential rains in its watershed, it should be slowly dropping. The National Weather Service at La Crosse, Wis., says it peaked near flood stage. That isn't a problem in spring, but in mid
  • Post-Bulletin
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  • 7/20/2016 7:57:52 PM
  • Crappie fishing is slow in local lakes
  • Below are the most current reports on fishing conditions of lakes in the area. Information courtesy of the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks. Lake Lincoln State Park Bass fishing is slow on topwaters and soft plastics. At a recent ...
  • Daily Leader
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  • 7/20/2016 3:47:20 PM
  • Pascagoula man sets new state fishing record
  • BILOXI, Mississippi -- A Pascagoula man has set a new state record for Scamp with a fish he caught in June. The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources certified the record Tuesday. Joey Antoon of Pascagoula caught the 28-pound, 4.32-ounce fish on June
  • Gulf Live
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  • 7/19/2016 1:11:02 PM
  • CO Report: License needed to fish with breakfast sausage
  • Two anglers and one youth were checked shore fishing on the Mississippi River who also did not have valid fishing licenses. CO Kuske watched the two anglers and youth fishing before checking them and sadly when checked the father of the youth attempted to
  • Brainerd Dispatch
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  • 7/16/2016 3:34:46 AM
  • The Shallows Can Be Hot In Summer
  • But opportunities exist for the open-minded. In his home state of Mississippi, Ponds often finds summer bass schooling fish over stumps in water as shallow as 3-4 feet. A key element, here and with all shallow summer scenarios, is quick access to some type
  • BassFan
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  • 7/15/2016 3:57:26 AM
  • John Weiss: Lake Pepin produces fish in the heat of the day
  • He wanted to go out onto the Mississippi River to fish, but he was looking for someone to go with him. A friend said she didn't have her license with her. No one else was ready to go out into the heat, and fight the waves from the pleasure-boating crowd.
  • Post-Bulletin
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  • 7/13/2016 11:48:05 PM
  • New fishing regulations finalized.
  • JACKSON – The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) Fisheries Bureau announced changes to fishing regulations at four MDWFP lakes. These changes went into effect on June 23, 2016. At Spring Lake, located within Wall Doxey State .
  • Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
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  • 7/13/2016 4:45:44 PM
  • TRIP OF 7-716
  • I had the pleasure of fishing with the owner of Miller Light distributor out of Hattiesburg Mississippi, and his two buddies. We went in the sound and picked up some pretty trout, then we stop at a spot where i have been catching reds and put some in the .
  • Louisiana Sportsman
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  • 7/13/2016 12:25:03 AM
  • Try using that fish filet in fish tacos
  • Go to your local fish market, pick up a few filets and almost any fish will do: grouper, lemon fish, flounder, trout or even farm-raised Mississippi cat fish all work well. Sauté gently in butter after dusting in flour and seasoning, brown, then add to a .
  • Sun Herald
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  • 7/12/2016 5:55:31 AM
  • Harnessing Solar Power On The Water
  • Meyer says his “ah ha” moment came while he was fishing the Mississippi River. He was 10 miles upstream from where he launched. He turned the key to crank his outboard and it barely turned over. “As I was cruising back, I got to thinking there has to ...
  • BassFan
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  • 7/12/2016 4:08:09 AM
  • 170 teams at Bass Pro fishing tourney land 1,001 pounds of carp
  • The tournament, which was moved to Memphis this year, drew fewer teams though anglers brought in more fish, chiefly from the Mississippi River. A record 1,001.41 pounds was landed, said Bass Pro spokesman Jack Wlezien. In bow fishing, anglers on small ...
  • The Commercial Appeal
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  • 7/9/2016 11:59:59 PM

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