Thursday, April 20, 2017 2:05 PM
The MS river is currently at 39 feet on the Greenville gauge and
Not many reports from crappie fishermen have been coming in. The
bass fishing was heating up before the river began to rise.
Fishing continues to improve. Bass fishing will be dependant on
river levels and is currently slow due to the high water levels.
Try targeting the northern areas of the lake, including around the
upper lake, the stump field, around sandbars or inflowing ditches,
or along steep rip-rap banks. Jigs, brush hogs, or
spinnerbaits are all good bait choices.
For catfish, try fishing trotlines baited with nightcrawlers or
cut bait along mudflats or around the grain elevators, especially
those that area actively loading grain, or fish deeper water
tightlining with a rod and reel with the same baits or chicken
Lake Ferguson is located in the city of Greenville, MS, inside
the MS river levee. A public boat ramp is located next to the
casinos. From Hwy 1 take Alexander St. west until you go over the
levee and see the casinos. From Hwy 82 take Main St. west, which
will also run you into the levee, casinos, and boat ramp.
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