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Fishing Report

Kemper County Lake - 5/17/2018 3:03:48 PM

BASS

Bass have finished spawning and have moved out of shallow water into medium depths. Try targeting these fish in 3 - 6 ft of water using spinnerbaits and crankbaits along ledges or soft plastics in and around structure.  A link to the depth map can be found below. 

BREAM

Bream have moved to shallow waters to spawn. Try using worms and crickets on the bedding areas to catch these fish. Here are two nice bream recently caught.

CRAPPIE

Crappie can be caught with minnows and jigs around structure and ledges in medium and deep water. GPS coordinates for numerous deep water structures are listed below.

CATFISH

Target catfish in 8 - 12 ft of water where structure is present. Liver, worms or minnows fished on the bottom are the most popular methods for catching these fish. This 15 lbs catfish was recently caught by Stewart Sanford.

 

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

 

A lake depth map can be accessed at the link below.

Depth Map

 

  • GPS coordinates that were added in 2015
N 32.81377 W 88.74672 N 32.81393 W 88.72032
N 32.81374 W 88.74607 N 32.81433 W 88.72080
N 32.81382 W 88.74511  N 32.81458 W 88.72121
N 32.81340 W 88.74518 N 32.81809 W 88.75306
N 32.81306 W 88.74438 N 32.81719 W 88.75327
N 32.80463 W 88.73037 N 32.81762 W 88.75348
N 32.80421 W 88.73158 N 32.81736 W 88.75331
N 32.81490 W 88.72196 N 32.81749 W 88.75287
N 32.81256 W 88.71955 N 32.82136 W 88.74974
N 32.81239 W 88.71958 N 32.82163 W 88.74982
N 32.81298 W 88.71955 N 32.82193 W 88.74999
N 32.81286 W 88.71932 N 32.82217 W 88.75008
N 32.81327 W 88.71979 N 32.82176 W 88.75011

 

 

 

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