This is just an update on my feud with the dept. of wildlife concerning access to the Mississippi River. Without going into any boring details, the summary of it is that the dept. was going to shut down the road that a few of us use to access the jetties and sandbars on the mighty … More Pick a Battle, Any Battle
Vice Chancellor LouAnn Woodward of the UMMC – “Wear a damn mask”. Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves – “I don’t care who controls the damn money.” U. S. Attorney General Bill Barr – “I’m gonna answer the damn question.” These were comments just last week by officials needing to express their “feelings”. Well sometimes you … More No Damn Access
Last weekend I got the following water level alert for the MS River: This is an alert I have set for certain jetties on the MS River. I have it set to start alerting me whenever the Vicksburg gauge gets to 24 feet which is just when the tallest rocks of the jetties come out … More Dog Days are for Rock Hounds!
The Mississippi river doesn’t play well with fly fishing, but a few days out of the year the river is tame enough for a good day on the water. This past 4th of July was one of those days. Spring was long gone and summer well under way by July 1 when my USGS Water … More Jetty Hopping on the MS