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Fishing Report

Paul B. Johnson State Park - 12/11/2018 1:05:35 PM

Statewide Creel Limits apply on all species except Largemouth Bass.

Bass length limit regulations which are in place at Geiger Lake: the creel limit is 10 bass/day the slot limit is 18 - 22 in. (none can be in possession) with one fish allowed over 22 in.   

Bream - 100/day     Crappie - 30/day     Catfish - 10/day

Find the Depth Map Here.

For more information about the lake please contact the Paul B. Johnson park office at (601) 582-7721

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.

 

Winter Fishing Tips (Weekly reports will resume mid-February)

Largemouth bass can be caught around structure, the dam, and ledges in 5 to 15 ft of water. Try Texas-rigged plastic worms; June bug, green pumpkin, and Bama Bug colors work well. Also try using suspending jerkbaits and lipless crankbaits along channels.

Crappie can be caught in deeper water, around 10 to 15 ft deep. Minnows or jigs tipped with minnows are good choices, try trolling in the old creek channel that runs near the dam.

Bream can be caught using crickets or worms around brushtops in 5 to 10 ft of water.

Catfish are usually good around creek channels and points. Try cutbait and worms fished on the bottom.

 

 

 

Geiger Lake

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