Fishing ReportNeshoba County Lake - 10/18/2017 9:01:05 AM
New Lake Record recently caught by Austin Vowell weighing 14 lbs 5 ozs. Congratulations Austin, that's a fish of a lifetime!
Bass fishing has slowed down over the lake. Fish are still being caught with top water lures along the dam. Several fish in the 3 to 4 pound range have been caught, and a nice 13.1 lb fish was recently taken using a swim bait. The big fish are there to be caught, but it takes a lot of patience to be successful. Below is a nice 9lb. 2 oz.. fish was taken on 5/15 by Bennett Massey.
Chris Butler took this nice 11 pounder pictured above on July 27 using a frog.
The catfish bite is going strong. Try catfish in the deeper water around brush piles or along creek channels. Liver, minnows, or worms are best bets for baits. Several nice 2 to 3 lb fish have been reported using liver fishing on the bottom off the road but action is still a little slow. No current report at this time.
Bream fishing has been good over the last week. Fish are being caught over most of the lake with the south end of the island being the best place . Tightlining on the bottom with red worms or crickets fished at 2 to 3 feet are the best methods this time of year. No current report at this time.
The crappie biting has picked up some with the cooler weather, with some nice fish being taken along the grass line. Tipping with a small minnow could help increase your chances. The best luck has been with blue/white, black/green, and solid green jigs this past week.
A lake depth map can be accessed at the link below.