Fishing & Boating

Fishing Report

Bee Lake - 9/12/2018 4:51:58 PM



Bass fishing at Bee should be the same as it has been the past few weeks.  Bass should be in shallow water between 2 and 4 feet deep near structure.  Good bait choices include top water lures like buzzbaits, soft plastic worms or lizards, or crankbaits.  Running all the way to the north end near the vegetation is often a good location to try, or try fishing around the piers.  Best times of day should be around dawn and dusk.



Look for fish in water less than 4 feet deep, especially around logs brush tops, or other structure near the shoreline.  Most anglers use crickets, but red worms are also a good bait choice. 



The crappie bite at Bee is often slow this time of year.  Look for fish to be suspended off shore in deeper water. Try trolling in 5 to 8 feet of water.  Right around the bridge pilings to the left of the boat ramp is sometimes a good spot. Brightly colored jigs, road runners, or minnows should be good bait choices for muddy water.



For catfish try tightlining on the bottom with nightcrawlers, cut bait, or other catfish baits, or try fishing trotlines along the shallow flats.  If you can find a culvert with water flowing into the lake, try fishing there too....sometimes catfish tend to stack up near inflowing water.



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.


There is a $5 launch fee to use the only private ramp at Bee Lake.



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