Fishing ReportMoon Lake - 2/21/2018 9:58:04 AM
Crappie at Moon right now should be suspended off shore in deeper water areas. Try fishing around fishing piers to the north of the Paradise Point ramp or along the eastern shoreline in water between 6 and 12 feet deep. Minnows or Jigs are both good bait choices. Calm, sunny days are probably the best times to try them out.
Bass at Moon should still be holding to cold weather patterns. That means fishing slow and trying to coax lethargic fish into a bite. Try fishing soft plastics, flipping jig and pig combos near structure, or using swim baits or crankbaits. Water temps at Moon usually warm up earlier in the year that nearby river connected oxbows, so if we get several warms days in a row that might get them active and feeding.
For catfish, try tightlining on the bottom with nightcrawlers, cut bait, or other catfish baits, or try fishing trotlines along the shallow flats in the northern arm of the lake or around the island.
Bream fishing remains slow at Moon right now. Try using crickets around structure in 5 to 8 feet of water if you must, or just wait until later in the spring and summer.
For a Depth Map of Moon Lake click on the following link: Moon Lake Depth Map.
Moon Lake is a 2,300 acre oxbow lake located outside the mainline Mississippi River levee in Coahoma County about 15 miles north of Clarksdale, MS.