Fishing & Boating

Fishing Report

Lake Jeff Davis - 7/10/2018 10:24:45 AM

For more information, call the lake office at (601) 792-8225.

Water Temperature: 86

Visibility: 36"



Bass are currently being caught on spinner baits around vegetation. Also try fishing crankbaits and topwater lures.


Above:  The new lake record Bluegill, 1.2 pounds.  Caught by Terry Mathis of Mt. Olive.

Bream anglers are still having some luck, with fish being caught all around the lake.  Jeff Davis has some healthy Bluegill and Redear Sunfish. Earthworms and crickets fished on the bottom should produce some fish.


Currently there are no reports on crappie.  Try fishing jigs tipped with small minnows in 10 to 15 feet of water.


Catfish are biting and are being caught all around the lake. Liver, nightcrawlers, or commercial stinkbaits work well fished on the bottom.

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.

In 2018, fish attractors were added to Lake Jeff Davis.  Below is a list of coordinates:

31.56466, -89.83796

31.56558, -89.83828

31.56676, -89.83742

31.56745, -89.83750

31.56744, -89.83833

31.56738, -89.83796

31.56383, -89.84036



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