Fishing & Boating

Fishing Report

Moon Lake - 8/2/2022 4:13:15 PM
Species Detail
Bass Target bass in 5 to 10 feet of water. Areas with submerged woody structure and around the piers are good spots to try. Try using spinnerbaits, crankbaits, and soft plastics.
Crappie Crappie fishing has slowed down on the lake. Try fishing in the deeper areas of the lake using jigs and minnows.
Bream Bream are best fished for with red worms and crickets. Target areas in 4 to 6 feet of water near the shoreline and shaded areas.
Catfish Try fishing in the deeper waters of the lake using liver, cut bait, and worms.

Special Fishing Regulations


Species Type Length To Release
Black Bass (combined largemouth, spotted and smallmouth) No length limit
Crappie (combined black and white) Minimum Length Limit 10 inches & under

Creel Limits (per person, per day)

Type Amount Additional Information
Black Bass (combined largemouth, spotted and smallmouth) 5
Crappie (combined black and white) 30

Additional Information 

Moon Lake Depth Map

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.

Please be aware that silver carp are very abundant in Moon Lake and may jump out of the water and collide with boaters, skiers, and anglers.



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