Fishing & Boating

Fishing Report

Ross Barnett Reservoir - 6/25/2019 1:18:36 PM


Search for bass foraging on schooling shad. Try fishing near shallow structure with soft plastic lures and spinnerbaits. Some anglers have had some success using a wacky worm rig in shallow open water.  



Bream are in shallow water around vegetation. Use small worms or crickets to catch these fish. 



Some of the best areas to fish for crappie is on the edge of creek channels. Use baits such as green and silver jigs or minnows. Fishing can get tough this time of year so fish many different depths and areas. 



Fish for catfish along the bottom. Try fishing with liver or commercial blood baits. If your really feeling adventurous hand-grabbing season is in for catfish. The season goes from now to July 15, 2019. 


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 


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