Marine scientists from University of Southern Mississippi's Gulf Coast Research Laboratory and local professional fishing guides have teamed up to offer a series of four evening seminars that will help you catch more fish. You'll learn about the habits and movements of local game fish and discover how understand and recognize where fish are lurking. Marine scientists will share no-nonsense scientific facts about what fish eat and when, and explain how time of day, tide state,water temperature and salinity, and moon phase affect the movements and appetites of popular game fish. Dr. Read Hendon, Director of GCRL's Center for Fisheries Research and Development, will share the scientific facts about where and how to find more speckled trout, redfish, and flounder – the Mississippi Grand Slam. Sonny Schindler of Shore Things Charters will talk about fishing techniques and tackle and share some of his secrets to having a successful fishing day. The minimum age to attend this event is 12 years old. All participants under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.