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Fishing Report

Calling Panther Lake - 10/23/2017 8:31:46 AM

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.

Above: Boat lane markers at Calling Panther Lake.

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

Water temperature: 80

Visibility: 14 "

Bass

Currently, there are no new reports on bass fishing.  Soft plastics fished 12 to 15 feet deep have been effective recently, and a few fish are being caught on topwater lures.  Quite a few big bass have been caught this year at Calling Panther: twelve 8 pound bass, a 10 pounder, a 9 pound bass, two 7 pound bass, and an 11 pounder.  See below...

Above: 9 pounds

Below: 11 pounds 2 ounces

 

Bream

Bream fishing is fair to good.  Bluegill on crickets and earthworms fished on bottom are working well for redear.

Some nice Redear Sunfish caught recently.

 

Crappie

Crappie fishing is fair. Minnows are best in 10 to 12 feet of water.

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

 

 

Catfish

The catfish bite is fair.  Anglers using large minnows, night crawlers, chicken livers, and cutbait are having success. 

 

Click here for a lake depth map.

 

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