Fishing ReportAliceville Lake - 8/20/2019 6:46:28 AM
The bite remains poor. The heat has really slowed the bite down on most of the Tenn-Tom. The best option right now is to find some wood cover near deeper water and fish slow with a Texas rig or jig. Dark colors tend to be the best option.
The crappie bite remains poor. Not many crappie anglers have been fishing in the heat. Try fishing deep banks with a lot of shade and wood to catch a few crappie in the Camp Pratt area.
The catfish bite was poor to fair. If you want to try your hand at catfishing, using cut/whole shad and kool-aid flavored chicken is a good bait choice. Look for areas just off the navigation channel out of the current to hold fish.
Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks Fisheries Biologists use various sampling methods to assess the fish populations in the State’s waters. Sampling results for selected water bodies are summarized in Reel Facts Sheets.
Crappie (combined black and white)
Lengths to Release:
Crappie: 9 inches and under
Paddlefish: All lengths
Creel Limit (per person, per day):
Catfish: 1 over 34 inches, unlimited harvest under 34 inches
Paddlefish harvest and possession is prohibited in the Tenn-Tom Waterway, Tombigbee River and it's tributaries.
Statewide creel limits apply to all other fish species.