Fishing & Boating

Fishing Report

Kemper County Lake - 12/1/2017 8:50:48 AM

Weekly fishing reports will return in February. Below are a few hints for fishing during the winter and early spring.

Bass will be found in deep water along creek ledges and deep structure. Numerous brush piles were added during 2015 that provide quality habitat. This structure may be found at depths from 6 - 20 ft and at multiple locations. Diving crank baits and spinner baits work well during the winter months. On warmer days fish may be located along the rocks at the dam or at the north end of the lake around structure. Plastic worms fished slowly in these areas should produce some nice fish.  

Bream can be targeted around structure in 8 - 12 ft. of water. Tightlining with crickets or worms should be the best method for winter time bream.   

Deep structure along the old road bed and in the cove to the left of the dam should be holding crappie this time of year. Fishing vertical with jigs and nibbles or trolling with minnows or jigs should prove to be productive. GPS coordinates for numerous deep water structures that were added in 2015 are listed below.

Target catfish in 8 - 12 ft of water where structure is present. Liver, worms or minnows fished on the bottom are the most popular methods this time of year. 

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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