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Fly Fishing Biloxi and Ocean Springs, Mississippi

10/03/19 Fishing Report - Biloxi and Ocean Springs Mississippi (See Fishing
Report Archive at bottom of page)
Trout, redfish and flounder are being caught in the bays. On the beach you can
catch pompano, bluefish, small sharks, and ladyfish. There are still some spanish
rel and bluefish along the beach.

Description of the Inshore waters:
Biloxi is bounded on one side by the Gulf of Mexico to the South. and to the North is
Back Bay, which is east to west.10 miles long. The bay is mainly open water with
some flat grassy islands in the center. The Bay is fed by the South Mississippi River
Systems which dump fresh water in the bay. The bay opens up into the Mississippi
Sound consisting of salt water.

Redfish, Sheepshead, Bonita, Black Drum, Tripletail, Jack Crevelle, Spanish
Mackerel, Bluefish, and Flounder, Speckled trout, King Mackerel, Cobia, Pompano,
Bluefish, Ladyfish, White Trout, Shark and Tarpon.

The fishing season is year-round.
There are several species of fish that migrate along the beaches that are great
for fly fishers – cobia, spanish mackerel and pompano will be in the area. White
Trout, redfish and Tripletail are also caught in the Spring.

King Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel, Pompano, and Jack Crevelle are species normally
caught during the summer.

Many species of fish can be caught on the fly during the fall months including Black
Drum, Redfish, Sheepshead, Speckled Trout, Spanish Mackerel, Amberjack, and

Fishing for Black Drum, Redfish, Bluefish, Sheepshead, Speckled Trout, and
Flounder is good during the cold months of the year.

Tide Chart: Biloxi (Cadet Point), Mississippi

Weather: Biloxi

Recommended Flies For :
Redfish, Speckled Trout), Ladyfish:

Baby Crab
Baby Crab
White Shrimp
Yellow Shrimp
Coral Marabou Shrimp
White Marabou Shrimp
Backcounty Baitfish
Olive Baitfish:
White Minnow

Green Tarpon Baitfish
Brown Prawn  
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Recommended Tackle & Gear
Fly Line:
Floating 5 to 10 weight, depending on species

Saltwater Hand-tied Leaders

Best Fly Rods:
Perfect Fly SS Series: 7 through 10 weight
(depending on species)

Fly Reels:

Misc Items:
Polarized Sunglasses

Tools & Accessories:
Nippers, forceps, retractors, etc.
Options For Selecting Flies:
1. Email us (
with the dates you will be fishing this area and we will send you a list of our fly
suggestions. Please allow up to 24 hours for a response.

2. Call us 800-594-4726 and we will help you decide which flies you need.

3. Email us (
with a budget for flies and we will select them to match the budget and get them to
you in time for your fly fishing trip.

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U. S. Orders over $100 are shipped via Priority Mail.  
Fishing Report Archives:
01/22/19 Winter fishing is hot at this time. Moderate temps and mostly clear
skies have brought in the Sheepshead, Redfish, Speckled Trout, Black Drum,
and Flounder. Across Back Bay is Ocean Springs where the same winter fish
are biting good.
2/22/19 Lots of redfish are being caught in the bay and inlets from the gulf. It
doesn't get much better. We are getting some great reports.
03/23/19 The water has gotten a little warmer and we are expecting fish to show
up along the outer Gulf water. Lots of Redfish and Black Drum are still being
caught in the channels and bays. .
3/23/10 Trout and redfish are being caught on top water flies early in the
morning and very late in the afternoon near dark. The gulf beach is producing
lots of ladyfish. Sheepshead are being caught around the piers and jetties.