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Fishing Report

Lake Tom Bailey - 5/22/2018 3:34:03 PM

Bass

Post spawn bass have moved into depths of 4 to 8 feet of water. Try using spinnerbaits, and soft plastic in these areas to catch these fish.

BREAM

Bream are in the shallow waters spawning. Try fishing the bedding areas and around standing structure in 2 - 4 ft of water using worms or crickets.

CRAPPIE

Crappie can be caught in the stumps at different depths. Fishing with minnows or different colored jigs may produce the most success.

CATFISH

Try fishing for catfish along creek channels and deep structure. Brush piles in 8 - 10 ft of water that were added in January should be holding catfish this time of year. Tight lining with stink baits, liver or worms are the best ways to harvest these fish.

 

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

GPS Coordinates for brush piles that were added 1/12/16 are listed below.

Lake depth map can be accessed at the link below.


 
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N 32.42285 W 88.51477 N 32.42555 W 88.51812
N 32.42404 W 88.51488 N 32.42561 W 88.51801
N 32.42430 W 88.51518 N 32.42553 W 88.51788
N 32.42408 W 88.51507 N 32.42570

W 88.51792

N 32.42408 W 88.51528 N 32.42561 W 88.51780
N 32.42440 W 88.51548 N 32.42528 W 88.51798
N 32.42427 W 88.51527 N 32.42521 W 88.51812
N 32.42352 W 88.51484 N 32.42564 W 88.51766
N 32.42377 W 88.51519 N 32.42551 W 88.51769
N 32.42409 W 88.51606 N 32.42573 W 88.51742
N 32.42399 W 88.51614 N 32.42510 W 88.51762
N 32.42411 W 88.51629 N 32.42495 W 88.51744
N 32.42420 W 88.51608 N 32.42518 W 88.51726
N 32.42412 W 88.51650 N 32.42524 W 88.51730
N 32.42398 W 88.51634 N 32.42522 W 88.51714
N 32.42540 W 88.51815 N 32.42543 W 88.51722
N 32.42547 W 88.51802 N 32.42524 W 88.51759

 

 

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