Wade fishing near old pier pilings near Waveland on the Mississippi Gulf Coast
Wade fishing is one of the more popular types of fishing on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. From Waveland to Ocean Springs, avid fishermen wade into the water to catch flounders, speckled sea trout and red fish. There are several really popular wade fishing along the beaches in Pass Christian, Long Beach, Gulfport and Biloxi as well. Depending on the time of year many wear waders when entering the Gulf to go wade fishing. Water temperature and jelly fish can be two reasons that waders may be a good idea.
Here are a few pointers for going wade fishing along the coast:
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Wear a life jacket or emergency flotation device
Get a small tackle box to attach to float ring or vest
Get a good pair of water shoes
Shuffle your feet when walking out in the water (Will most likely scare stingrays away)
Bring float ring to store bait and your fish
Going wade fishing with a partner is always best
Let someone know where you will be and when you should be expected to return
Going wade fishing can be a lot of fun when done safely and productively. I have waded into the water with only a fishing pole and have waded back out with a stringer of really nice fish in Waveland. My only personal fishing tip is to get live bait or Tsunami artificial lures. The artificial works best under a cork on a slow retrieve.
If you prefer not to get directly in the water, check out our Mississippi Kayak Fishing Guide for the Coast. Kayak fishing is just like wade fishing without needing to get wet. Some days it nice to just have the ease of walking out into the water. Happy fishing along the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
We are looking to create a guide of gas stations on the coast of Mississippi that sell gasoline without Ethanol. There are several people that will support the fuel stations because they believe ethanol fuel is an unfair tax and that it will make a reduction in the fuel mileage your vehicle gets. We are not experts on horepower loss or mileage, but would like to create a source. Please comment any stations that you know in the area and we will update the page.
Non Ethanol Gas Stations on the Coast:
Biloxi: TEXACO Waring Oil Co [228-832-2111] 12202 Old Hwy 67
The fishing pier has been closed since Hurricane Issac. It was damaged by the storm and the resulting storm surge. There are plans to get the pier up and running as soon as possible. There have been some problems with calculating the actual damages caused by the pier. The engineering firm assigned to fixing this dilema is quickly working to resolve all outstanding issues.
Once the pier is up and running, the Garfield Ladner pier will be the best fishing pier on the coast of Mississippi. From this pier it is common to catch red fish, trout, sharks, flounder, crabs and even an occasional sea turtle. (Sea Turtles require reporting to authorities) They need to evaluate before release.
The pier has restroom facilities and lights. There is no diving, swimming, cast netting or crab pots allowed on the pier. You can use crab nets.
The coast was hammered for such a long period of time. We know there was a lot of roof damage that needs to be repaired. We have a local roofing partner that is ready to provide repair estimates for getting your roof back in order.
Thornhill Construction can provide roof repair estimates and roof replacement estimates.
Roof Repair estimates can be provided in the following areas: