Fishing & Boating

Fishing Report

Calling Panther Lake - 6/10/2019 9:50:22 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.


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



Bass fishing has been good. Bass can be caught in shallow water near structure. Try using spinnerbaits and soft plastic lures near shallow stump fields or vegetation.



Bream fishing has been fair. Bream can be caught in shallow water. Use crickets or small red worms to catch these fish. Try fishing along the dam.



Crappie fishing has been fair lately. A few anglers have been catching a some crappie in shallow water, but most are still deep along the creek channel. Use jigs or minnows to catch these fish.



Fishing for catfish has been fair lately. Try using earthworms or cut bait fished on the bottom. The creek along the nature trail may produce some strikes.



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.


Click here for a lake depth map.


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