Fishing & Boating

Fishing Report

Calling Panther Lake - 8/14/2017 8:22:02 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: 89

Visibility: 12"


Bass fishing is fair; some are schooling and hitting soft plastics in 10 to 12 feet of water.  Four bass over 8 pounds were weighed in a couple of weeks ago.  Quite a few big bass have been caught this year at Calling Panther: eight 8 pound bass, a 10 pounder, a 9 pound bass, a 7 pound bass, and an 11 pounder.  See below...

Above: 9 pounds

Below: 11 pounds 2 ounces



Bream fishing, particularly for redear, has been good.  A lot of nice redear have been caught recently. Earthworms fished on bottom are working well.

Some nice Redear Sunfish caught recently.



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.




The catfish bite is good.  Anglers using large minnows and cutbait are having success. 


Click here for a lake depth map.


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