Fishing & Boating

Fishing Report

Kemper County Lake - 4/17/2019 6:29:18 AM



The bass bite was fair to good. The bass are spawning right now so look for beds anywhere from 1 to 7 feet of water.  Flukes, chatterbaits, lipless crankbaits, and swimbaits are working while blind casting.  Senkos, Ned rigs, and Texas rigged craws are working on the beds.




The bream bite has been fair. If you want to try your hand at bream fishing, try using meal worms or red worms around brush and along primary drop-offs. Tight lining is the best technique this time of year.




The crappie bite was fair to good.  Crappie anglers are targeting shallower cover in the 4 – 8 ft. depth range. Jigs tipped with minnows were doing well for some anglers. GPS coordinates for numerous deep water structures are listed below.




No report on catfish recently.  For catfish, tight lining liver and/or night crawlers is the best technique. Target some of the deeper laydowns and along the levee.


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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