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Calling Panther Lake

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 12:55 PM

Boat lanes have been cut to allow for easier access to different parts of the lake, but be aware that IDLE SPEED IS REQUIRED in these areas.  Channels are marked with red/green markers for main channels and gold markers for side channels.

 CP boat lanes

Above: Boat lane markers at Calling Panther Lake.

For more information, call the lake office at (601) 892-4776

Water temperature: 79

Visibility: 16"


Bass fishing is fair;  Flukes, large soft plastic worms and lizards, basically any soft plastic lure, are all getting bites in 5-8 ft. of water. 


CP redear

Some nice Redear Sunfish caught recently.

Bream fishing is fair on earthworms fished on the bottom.


CP record crappie

Sue Thornton and the new record crappie for Lake Calling Panther at 2.2 pounds.


Crappie fishing is fair.  Minnows are best in 6 to 8 feet of water.


The catfish bite is fair; try tightlining with minnows, worms, or your catfish bait of choice.  Previous sampling showed a healthy catfish population at Calling Panther.

Click here for a lake depth map.

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