Fishing & Boating

Fishing Report

Lake Jeff Davis - 6/10/2019 2:36:26 PM

Lake Jeff Davis is a 100 acre lake located in Jefferson Davis County, 3 mi. S of Prentiss on Hwy 42. For information about Lake Jeff Davis, please call (601) 792-8225.

Statewide Creel Regulations apply on all fish species except Bass.

Any Bass between 18-24 inches must be released, one over 24 inches may be kept.  Limit of 15/day.

Bream - 100/ day     Catfish - 10/day     Crappie - 30/day

Click here for a lake depth map.

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.  

Fishing Report 

Temperature: 86°     Visibility: 20"


Bass bite is good near vegetation edges and near structure in 6' of water.  Try fishing with live minnows or soft plastics in light colors. 


Bream are starting to bite well on crickets and redworms near beds and in shallow water.


Crappie bite is picking up near structure using live minnows.


If you're looking for catfish try fishing on bottom in the channels and under the pier using livers or stinkbait.


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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