Fishing ReportPercy Quin State Park - 12/3/2021 10:41:33 AM
|Bass||Largemouth bass hold in the creek channel on the north side of the lake through the winter, focus fishing effort along channel ledges with soft plastics in dark colors.|
|Crappie||Crappie bite well along the dam in deeper water, anglers using jigs with chartreuse or blue skirts typically catch well. They also bite steadily in the willows near the edge of the skiing area.|
|Bream||Bream bite is fair with crickets and redworms fished near vegetation edges.|
|Catfish||Catfish bite is strong near the spillway using chicken livers or shrimp.|
Special Fishing Regulations
|Species||Type||Length To Release|
|Black Bass (combined largemouth, spotted and smallmouth)||Slot length limit||16 to 22 inches|
|Crappie (combined black and white)||No length limit|
|Catfish||No length limit|
Creel Limits (per person, per day)
|Black Bass (combined largemouth, spotted and smallmouth)||7||Anglers can harvest only one bass over 22 inches.|
|Crappie (combined black and white)||20|
|Catfish||10||Creel limit for all State Fishing and State Park Lakes|
- No trotlines, set lines, jug fishing, or commercial gears are permitted on state park lakes .
- Night fishing (from 30 minutes before sunset to 30 minutes after sunrise) will be permitted from the shore or from boats which are in compliance with State and Coast Guard regulations. Only idle speed and trolling motors may be used at night.
- Only rod and reel or pole fishing is allowed on State Park Lakes except that carp, gar, buffalo, and bowfin may be taken by use of a bow and arrow at night only after purchasing a valid permit for fishing and/or boating. No other gear is allowed at these lakes.
For additional information about Lake Tangipahoa, please call (601) 684-3938.
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.
Fish attractors were added to the lake in January of 2016. Below is a list of GPS coordinates for the fish attractors.
31.175780 N 90.524940 W 31.177722 N 90.530236 W
31.179185 N 90.525205 W 31.178409 N 90.530591 W
31.177649 N 90.524950 W 31.174987 N 90.526808 W
31.176931 N 90.525986 W 31.181449 N 90.527224 W
31.181070 N 90.529852 W 31.181730 N 90.529796 W
31.182028 N 90.529053 W 31.175112 N 90.528012 W
31.176421 N 90.530221 W 31.175335 N 90.529480 W
31.175282 N 90.527562 W 31.175844 N 90.524267 W
31.175474 N 90.530610 W 31.180420 N 90.525070 W
31.180090 N 90.52973 W 31.180370 N 90.529694 W
31.179585 N 90.529530 W 31.180968 N 90.524003 W
31.181600 N 90.522561 W 31.187168 N 90.519987 W
31.175430 N 90.525106 W 31.174940 N 90.526528 W
Winter Fishing Tips (Weekly reports will resume mid-February)