Fishing & Boating

Fishing Report

Prentiss Walker Lake - 8/7/2018 11:04:55 AM

Water Temperature: 87 F          Visibility: 24"


Bass fishing has been fair. Fish are being caught in 4 - 6 feet of water. Try fishing around structure early morning or late afternoon using different colored soft plastics, spinner baits and crank baits. Prentiss Walker is bass crowded and the harvest of smaller fish is encouraged.


Bream fishing has been good with anglers having some success using small worms and crickets. Try fishing in shallow areas around 3 - 6 feet of water. 


No recent reports. Try targeting crappie at 6 - 12 ft of water along creek channels and structure. Try fishing in these areas with different colored jigs or minnows. 

Catfish having been biting good. Try fishing at about 8 - 12 ft of water early morning and at night. Wax worms, liver and blood baits will be the best choices for catching 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

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


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