Mississippi Sound


Biloxi, MS
United States United States
30.281, -88.9192

The Mississippi Sound is a sound along the Gulf Coast of the United States. It runs east-west along the southern coasts of Mississippi and Alabama, from Waveland, Mississippi to the Dauphin Island Bridge, a distance of about 145 kilometers (90 mi). The sound is bordered on its southern edge by the barrier islands - Cat, Ship, Horn, Petit Bois and Dauphin Islands - which are part of the National Park Service's Gulf Islands National Seashore. Those islands separate the sound from the Gulf of Mexico.

Large portions of the Mississippi Sound reach depths of about 6 meters (20 ft). Part of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway traverses the sound with a project depth of 3.6 meters (12 ft). The waterway, maintained by the US Army Corps of Engineers, is designed for towboat and barge traffic. Most of its route through the sound is merely an imaginary line through water whose depth exceeds the project depth. A section west of Cat Island and the portion north of Dauphin Island rely on dredged channels marked by aids to navigation maintained by the US Coast Guard.

Deepwater ports along the sound include Gulfport and Pascagoula. Dredged ship channels running basically north-south connect those ports to the Gulf of Mexico, running between pairs of the barrier islands.

The Pascagoula River flows into the sound.

Fishing is excellent here!! There are all choices of angling waiting for you. You can fish from the beautiful beach, hire a guide, or rent a boat. There are many choices of lodging, dining, shopping or anything your heart desires.


Reefs, ledges, shallow flats.

Spot Access:
Boat Ramp, Parking (car/truck), Parking (boat/trailer), Picnic Area, Power Boats Allowed, Swimming Area, Pier, Disabled access, Shore fishing access, Playground, Restrooms, Beach, Wading
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Fishing Reports

almost 5 years ago (07/20/2012)

Mississippi Sound Fishing Report 07.20.12

Capt. Robert L. Brodie July 11, 2012   TEAM BRODIE CHARTERS continues to catch a diverse array of fish including: Florida pompano, Gulf Kingfish aka "whiting", big flounders, redfish, black drum, speckled trout, sand sea trout aka "white trout", and southern kingfish aka "ground mullet". The barrier islands has been very good due to the Florida pompano and big fat whiting running the crystal clear beaches, and on light spinning tackle t...
about 5 years ago (04/05/2012)

Mississippi Sound Fishing Report 04.05.12

The Biloxi, Ms. charter boat WhipaSnapa (an it's lovely guest). Seriously been hammering some huge, hard fighting reds. Just beyond the Mississippi Sound. Out at the beautiful,an very fishy, Horn Island. You talkin bout a fight, them dang Big ol Bull Reds play one heck of a game of tug of war. PULL UP REEL DOWN!!!!!!:) We've had another large mixture of great folks aboard, Bachelor party's, families, our great Air Force crew, an more. Mostly for the 6 hour combo trips, the p...
over 5 years ago (12/22/2011)

Mississippi Sound Fishing Report 12.22.11

ABOVE: Wednesday, December 21, 2011 – “SHEEPSHEAD MANIA!” – Today Mark Swider from Upper Peninsula, Michigan and his 3 sons stepped aboard TEAM BRODIE CHARTERS for some light tackle fishing fun, and man did the big sheepshead deliver hours of pole bending action. Mark and his sons were extremely pleasant guests, and fished well too. Although they caught and or released over 30 sheepshead and 2 flounders, well, many big fish were lost on the barnacle encrusted pi...
Dominator Fishing Charters
about 6 years ago (04/26/2011)

Mississippi Sound Fishing Report 04.26.11

Dominator had a charter for 4 people .in 4 hours we caught 5 sharks and 25 white trout and 5 catfish .Two sting ray, biggest was around 100 pounds .5 catfish and 18 croaker. The cobia are starting to be caught out side the islands about 12 miles out .   Cobia tournament this weekend . Call 228-209-3838 www.1afishingcharters.com      ...
Dominator Fishing Charters
about 6 years ago (03/10/2011)

Mississippi Sound Fishing Report 03.10.11

This week the whiting have showed up.20 whiting caught on the reef out side of Biloxi.   they are mostly small which is common being the first ones to show up.In the next couple of weeks they will be bigger and you will be able to catch them 2 at a time.this is when you stock the freezer!One of the best eating fish in the gulf.They generally run a pound each.       Dominator Fishing Charters Captain Bill McDonnell william7218@yahoo.com   228-392-8...
WhipaSnapa Charters Capt Robert McDaniel
over 6 years ago (08/24/2010)

Mississippi Sound Fishing Report 08.24.10

WOW! Talk bout some therapy! Got on a few trips this week, and well, a massacre has taken place! Yes, that darn WHIPASNAPA CHARTER BOAT done done it boy! You should have been there! Seriously!     O.K. I wasn't gone tell, but all trips we were out at the crack of dawn. (I just love the crack of dawn.)   Lovely folks from Hattisburg,Ms., Morgan City,Al., Duck Hill,Ms., Vancouver,Ca., Sumrall,Ms., Grenada,Ms., and Michigan caught several nice white trout, black drum, sai...
Mega-Bite Fishing Charters, LLC
about 7 years ago (02/24/2010)

Mississippi Sound Fishing Report 02.24.10

The Redfish are starting to show up after this cold weather. It you are looking to catch some you need to come NOW!     Mega-Bite Fishing Charters, LLC. www.teammegabite.com captain@teammegabite.com    ...

Mississippi Sound Fishing Report 08.24.09

Fishing Magician Charters Today I had the pleasure of fishing with Tim and his daughter Mary Ellen, from Jackson, Miss.  It was a little windy, so I decided to fish the Biloxi Marsh.  And, it ended up being a good day. We caught 50 nice trout using Campo's live shrimp.  We fished around the Lake Eugene area.  It was nice, cool, and calm. So, they didn't have to fight the rough seas. Since, Tim had just had a hip replacement, I didn't want to bounce him around too much. A...
over 7 years ago (08/20/2009)

Mississippi Sound Fishing Report 08.20.09

Mississippi Sound & Biloxi Bay Report AVERAGING OVER 100 FISH EVERY MORNING IN SOUTH MISSISSIPPI! Lately the bite on sand sea trout a.k.a. "white trout" has been on fire here in south Mississippi.  My last 4 trips have delivered well over 100 fish each morning, and its all been on popping corks and live shrimp. Most of the time you pop the cork once or twice and down it goes.  Yes, the inshore reefs have been that hot, and these fish are delicious when filleted and...
almost 8 years ago (07/28/2009)

Mississippi Sound Fishing Report 07.28.09

Mississippi Sound Report Today my clients were Donna Arrington, her daughter Peyton Montgomery, as well as Lisa Seep and her son Jacob. A quick run into the Mississippi Sound, and TEAM BRODIE CHARTERS was anchored up over an open water oyster reef.  Once the lines hit the water it was fish on, and for the next 3 hours the bite never slowed down.  On light tackle the group hauled the tasty white trout in one after another, and the family group could not belive such fast fishing ac...
Dominator fishing charters
about 8 years ago (03/26/2009)

Mississippi Sound Fishing Report 03.26.09

Mississippi Sound Ship Island offshore Report:14 sand sharks, 12 trout, 1 mackerel, 1 sting ray, 10 whiting, 3 catfish, 12 croakers.Dominator fishing chartersPhone#: - 228-209-3838 or 228-392-8410william7218@yahoo.com...



Cobia (Rachycentron canadum)


Dolphinfish, Pompano (Coryphaena equisetis)


Drum, Black (Pogonias cromis)


Drum, Red (Saltwater) (Sciaenops ocellatus)


Flounder, Gulf (Paralichthys albigutta)


Grouper, Black (Mycteroperca bonaci)


Grouper, Gag (Mycteroperca microlepis)


Grouper, Red (Epinephelus morio)


Kingfish, Southern (Menticirrhus americanus)


Mackerel, King (Scomberomorous cavalla)


Mackerel, Spanish (Scomberomorous maculatus)


Pompano, Florida (Trachinotus carolinus)


Seatrout, Spotted (Cynoscion nebulosus)


Shark, Sandbar (Carcharhinus plumbeus)


Sheepshead (Archosargus probatocephalus)


Snapper, Gray (Lutjanus griseus)


Snapper, Lane (Lutjanus synagris)


Snapper, Mutton (Lutjanus analis)


Snapper, Red (Lutjanus campechanus)


Snapper, Yellowtail (Ocyurus chrysurus)


Snook (Centropomus undecimalis)


Tripletail (Lebotes surinamensis)


Trout, Speckled (Cynoscion nebulosus)




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