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Fishing Report

Okatibbee Reservoir - 8/21/2019 1:45:28 PM

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

Bass

Try fishing where the depth drops from 3 - 6 feet. Use slow rising jerkbaits or crankbaits to catch these fish. If you're fishing late in the evening target these fish using buzzbaits or popppers.  

 

Bream

Try fishing for bream near Twitley Branch campground. Use red worms or crickets to catch these fish. 

 

Crappie

Crappie can be caught in deep water along the edge of the creek channels. To catch these fish try trolling small crankbaits or vertical fishing with jigs tipped with minnows. 

 

Catfish

Try fishing for catfish in deep water away from the dam. Use baits such as worms, liver and blood baits. 

 

 

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

Okatibbee Reservoir 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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