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Fishing Report

Percy Quin State Park - 8/9/2022 4:45:48 PM
Species Detail
Bass Largemouth bass are biting well in the lilies on the north side of the lake on crawfish crank baits. The bite is also hot in coves on the west side of the lake with natural colored soft plastics.
Crappie Crappie are biting well in the willows near the edge of the skiing area on live minnows.
Bream Bream bite is fair with crickets and redworms fished on bottom.
Catfish Catfish bite is strong near the spillway using chicken livers or shrimp.

 

 

Special Fishing Regulations


Species

Species Type Length To Release
Black Bass (combined largemouth, spotted and smallmouth) Slot length limit 16 to 22 inches
Crappie (combined black and white) No length limit
Catfish No length limit

Creel Limits (per person, per day)

Type Amount Additional Information
Black Bass (combined largemouth, spotted and smallmouth) 7 Anglers can harvest only one bass over 22 inches.
Crappie (combined black and white) 20
Catfish 10 Creel limit for all State Fishing and State Park Lakes
  • No trotlines, set lines, jug fishing, or commercial gears are permitted on state park lakes .
  • Night fishing (from 30 minutes before sunset to 30 minutes after sunrise) will be permitted from the shore or from boats which are in compliance with State and Coast Guard regulations. Only idle speed and trolling motors may be used at night.
  • Only rod and reel or pole fishing is allowed on State Park Lakes except that carp, gar, buffalo, and bowfin may be taken by use of a bow and arrow at night only after purchasing a valid permit for fishing and/or boating. No other gear is allowed at these lakes.



 Additional Information

For additional information about Lake Tangipahoa, please call (601) 684-3938.

Lake Tangipahoa 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

Fish attractors were added to the lake in January of 2016.  Below is a list of GPS coordinates for the fish attractors.

2016

31.175780 N  90.524940 W     31.177722 N  90.530236 W

31.179185 N  90.525205 W     31.178409 N  90.530591 W

31.177649 N  90.524950 W     31.174987 N  90.526808 W

31.176931 N  90.525986 W     31.181449 N  90.527224 W

31.181070 N  90.529852 W     31.181730 N  90.529796 W

31.182028 N  90.529053 W     31.175112 N  90.528012 W

31.176421 N  90.530221 W     31.175335 N  90.529480 W

31.175282 N  90.527562 W     31.175844 N  90.524267 W

31.175474 N  90.530610 W     31.180420 N  90.525070 W

31.180090 N  90.52973   W     31.180370 N  90.529694 W

31.179585 N  90.529530 W     31.180968 N  90.524003 W

31.181600 N  90.522561 W     31.187168 N  90.519987 W

31.175430 N  90.525106 W     31.174940 N  90.526528 W


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