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Fishing Report

Lake Mike Conner - 9/17/2018 1:05:36 PM

Lake Mike Conner is a 79 acre lake located in Covington County, 5 miles west of Collins off Hwy 84. For information about Lake Mike Conner, please call (601) 765-4024.

Statewide creel regulations apply on all species except catfish.

Bass: 10/day  Bream: 100/day  Crappie: 30/day  Catfish: 10/day

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: 88°     Visibility: 24" 

Bass

Some fish are being caught on soft plastic lures. Try dark colored worms along the dam in 5'-8' of water.  Mike Conner is bass crowded, and the harvest of small bass is encouraged.

Above:  Jay Shows with the current lake record bass, 7lbs 13.5 oz

 

Bream

Bream fishing has been fair. Try fishing with 1/16 jig head with was worm fished at about 4'.  Some healthy bream are being caught; not a lot number-wise, but the fish being caught are good ones. Here's Aiden Key with a new recent lake record for redear. The fish weighed 0.4 lbs. Congratulation to Aiden on his nice catch. 

Crappie

No recent reports on crappie.  Try fishing deeper water and around the fish attractors with small minnows or jigs.

Catfish

Catfish have started to bite towards evening hours.  Try worms or chicken livers fished on the bottom. Look for post-spawn catfish in deep holes. 

 

 

New fish attractors were added at this lake to improve fish habitat.  The brushpiles were added in various depths, but most are located in 3 - 6 ft. of water.  Five brushpiles were sunk on the levee in 15 - 20 ft.  Below are GPS coordinates for some of the sites.  Be sure your GPS is reading decimal degrees (shown below) and not degrees-minutes-seconds when locating these  attractors.

GPS coordinates:                                                                                                31.57523N   -89.64664W                                                                                                    

31.57522N   -89.64683W                                                                                    

31.57488N   -89.64728W                                                                                      

31.57464N   -89.64788W                                                                                      

31.57520N   -89.65256W                                                                                        

31.57496N   -89.65248W                                                                                          

31.57520N   -89.65196W                                                                                       

31.57526N   -89.64890W                                                                                      

31.57520N   -89.64887W                                                                                      

31.57722N   -89.65160W                                                                                      

31.57689N   -89.65116W                                                                                      

31.57497N   -89.65134W                                                                                       

31.57489N   -89.65144W                                                                                         

31.57251N   -89.65022W                                                                                      

31.57206N   -89.64914W                                                                                    

Click here for a lake depth map.

 

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