Fishing & Boating

Fishing Report

Kemper County Lake - 6/19/2018 1:26:12 PM


Bass have moved out of shallow water into medium depths, but some may still be suspended around vegetation. Try targeting these fish anywhere between 4 - 10 ft of water using soft plastic lures and medium diving crank baits along ledges and around structure.  A link to the depth map can be found below. 


Bream are being caught in shallow water. Try using worms or crickets in and around structure to catch these fish.


Crappie can be caught with minnows and jigs around structure and ledges in medium to deep water. GPS coordinates for numerous deep water structures are listed below.


Target catfish in 8 - 12 ft of water where structure is present. Liver, worms or cut bait fished on the bottom are the most popular methods for catching catfish. Noodling or hand-grabbing season has started. The season starts on May 1 and ends on July 15.


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


A lake depth map can be accessed at the link below.

Depth Map


  • GPS coordinates that were added in 2015
N 32.81377 W 88.74672 N 32.81393 W 88.72032
N 32.81374 W 88.74607 N 32.81433 W 88.72080
N 32.81382 W 88.74511  N 32.81458 W 88.72121
N 32.81340 W 88.74518 N 32.81809 W 88.75306
N 32.81306 W 88.74438 N 32.81719 W 88.75327
N 32.80463 W 88.73037 N 32.81762 W 88.75348
N 32.80421 W 88.73158 N 32.81736 W 88.75331
N 32.81490 W 88.72196 N 32.81749 W 88.75287
N 32.81256 W 88.71955 N 32.82136 W 88.74974
N 32.81239 W 88.71958 N 32.82163 W 88.74982
N 32.81298 W 88.71955 N 32.82193 W 88.74999
N 32.81286 W 88.71932 N 32.82217 W 88.75008
N 32.81327 W 88.71979 N 32.82176 W 88.75011




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