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Fishing Report

Tippah County Lake - 11/13/2018 12:54:27 PM

Attention Anglers:  The boat ramps at Tippah Lake have been closed in order to conduct repairs to the ramps and courtesy piers.  Repairs should be completed by December of 2018.

 

BASS

 

Having only bank access, very few anglers are visiting the lake. Try making long casts, with shakeyheads, Texas/Carolina-rigged plastics, jigs, and spinnerbaits. Any visible cover should hold a fish or two.

 

BREAM

 

The bream bite is slow. A few anglers making long casts with tight line presentations around visible cover and points. Worms are the best bait.

 

CRAPPIE

 

No crappie report as of late.

 

CATFISH

 

A few anglers are having success. Most anglers are tight lining worms or live bait around deeper cover or around the creek channel. Making long casts out with tight lined presentations is the best technique.

 

 

Fishing Regulations

Species:
Catfish

Lengths to Release:
Catfish: no length limit

Creel Limit (per person, per day):
Catfish: 10

Statewide creel limits apply to all other fish species.

Additional Information:
Only rod and reel or pole fishing is allowed on State Fishing Lakes except that carp, gar, buffalo, and bowfin may be taken by use of bow and arrow at night only after purchasing a valid permit for fishing and/or boating. No other gear is allowed at these lakes.

Fishing is not allowed from courtesy piers adjacent to boat ramps. Night fishing is allowed from the bank or boats which are in compliance with state and coast guard regulations.

  

MDWFP personnel sank donated Christmas trees in Tippah Lake this past winter. The brush piles are a good way to upcycle leftover Christmas trees and create fishing hot spots. Here are the coordinates for those brush piles.

N 34°47.429' W 088°57.263'

N 34°47.615' W 088°57.273'

N 34°47.597' W 088°57.371'

N 34°47.311' W 088°57.172'

N 34°47.302' W 088°57.293'

N 34°47.150' W 088°57.386'

For more information, give the lake manager Jim Cutberth a call at (662) 837-9850.

A depth map of Tippah Lake can be found at the following link:

Tippah County Lake

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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