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Fishing Report

Okatibbee Reservoir - 11/13/2018 1:24:54 PM

For daily temperature, water level, and release you can call the automated report at (601) 626-8431 option 3.

BASS

Bass fishing has been good. As temperatures decrease bass start to move to shallow water, but some are still roaming the edges of creek channels. Fish with medium to deep diving crankbaits because these lures cover a good amount of water. Use soft plastic lures or spinnerbaits when fishing in structure.  

BREAM

Fishing for bream has been good lately. Try fishing near structure in coves using crickets and worms. Look for bream roaming near the bottom in shallow water.

CRAPPIE

Crappie are biting good right now. Crappie are usually in many different areas this time of year. Try looking for fish moving around the creek channels and open water. Try targeting these areas using small crankbaits or jigs.

CATFISH

Catfish fishing has been good. Fishing on the bottom in creek channels with liver, worms or cut baits should be the best method for harvesting catfish. 

 

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

A lake depth map can be accessed at the link below.

Lake Depth Map

GPS locations of structure that was added Feb. of 2016.

N 32.50402 W 88.79859 N 32.50669 W 88.79920
N 32.50374 W 88.79904 N 32.50731 W 88.79954
N 32.50388 W 88.79893 N 32.50788 W 88.79963
N 32.50162 W 88.79910 N 32.50779 W 88.79923
N 32.50196 W 88.79867 N 32.50769 W 88.79933
N 32.50220 W 88.79879 N 32.49845  W 88.80088
N 32.50301 W 88.79099 N 32.49870 W 88.80081
N 32.50308 W 88.79082 N 32.49809 W 88.80085
N 32.50379 W 88.79163 N 32.49726 W 88.80051
N 32.49809 W 88.80085 N 32.49684 W 88.80071
N 32.49736 W 88.80036 N 32.49703 W 88.80061

 

GPS Locations of structure that was added Feb 2017

N 32.50385   W 88.79848                     N 32.50542    W 88.79883

N 32.50688   W 88.79911                     N 32.50491    W 88.79847

N 32.50631   W 88.79948                     N 32.50362    W 88.79835

N 32.50583   W 88.79966                     N 32.50378    W 88.79896

N 32.50583   W 88.79906                     N 32.50326    W 88.79865

N 32.50564   W 88.79934                     N 32.50301    W 88.79849

N 32.50534   W 88.79861

 

 

 


 

 

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