This photo from a foggy morning earlier this spring out of Venice illustrates just how foggy the Mississippi River can get — and why radar is absolutely necessary when heading out in these conditions.
Inshore Fishing

Staying safe in the fog

As if the Mississippi wasn’t already dangerous enough for anglers even under ideal conditions — foggy mornings make things even more difficult. Capt. Jordan Ellis shares tips for anglers heading out on Ol’ Man River. […]

Inshore Fishing

Fleeing the river

For the first time in history, high water levels in the Mississippi River have forced the opening of the Bonnet Carre’ Spillway in consecutive years. Here’s how the Bonnet Carré opening is affecting our fish, crabs and oysters. […]