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Fishing Report

Prentiss Walker Lake - 9/12/2018 8:56:08 AM

BASS

Bass fishing has been fair. Fish are being caught in 4 - 6 feet of water. Try fishing with topwater lures in the morning. During the evening time use crankbaits and spinnerbaits around structure. Anglers have been doing well lately in deep water with soft plastics lures. Prentiss Walker is bass crowded and the harvest of smaller fish is encouraged.

BREAM

Bream fishing has been fair with anglers having some success using small worms and crickets. Try fishing in shallow areas around 3 - 6 feet of water. Some good redear have been caught right off the bottom. 

CRAPPIE

No recent reports. Try targeting crappie at 8 - 12 feet of water along creek channels and structure. Try fishing in these areas with different colored jigs or minnows. 

CATFISH
          
Fishing for catfish has been fair lately. Try fishing at about 8 - 12 feet of water early morning and at night. Chicken liver and blood baits will be the best choices for catching these fish.  
   

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.

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