Fishing ReportLake Jeff Davis - 12/3/2021 10:07:43 AM
|Bass||Throughout the winter bass will bite well on plastics in dark colors fished near deep structure.|
|Crappie||Crappie bite picks up early in the morning near deep structure on jigs with chartreuse skirts or live fathead minnows.|
|Bream||Bream can be caught near vegetation on redworms and near structure in 6 to 8 feet of water.|
|Catfish||Catfish bite is best near the pier with livers fished on bottom.|
Special Fishing Regulations
|Species||Type||Length To Release|
|Black Bass (combined largemouth, spotted and smallmouth)||Slot length limit||18 to 24 inches|
|Catfish||No length limit|
Creel Limits (per person, per day)
|Black Bass (combined largemouth, spotted and smallmouth)||15||Anglers can harvest only one bass over 24 inches.|
|Catfish||10||Creel limit for all State Fishing and State Park Lakes|
- Only rod and reel or pole fishing is allowed on State Fishing Lakes except that carp, gar, buffalo, and bowfin may be taken by use of bow and arrow at night only after purchasing a valid permit for fishing and/or boating. No other gear is allowed at these lakes.
- Fishing is not allowed from courtesy piers adjacent to boat ramps. Night fishing is allowed from the bank or boats which are in compliance with state and coast guard regulations.
For information about Lake Jeff Davis, please call (601) 792-8225.
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.
In 2018, fish attractors were added to Lake Jeff Davis. Below is a list of coordinates:
Winter Fishing Tips (Weekly reports will resume mid-February)