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Fishing Report

Simpson County Lake - 10/17/2018 9:38:22 AM

BASS

Fish for bass in shallow water around structure. Try using soft plastic lures in these areas. Crankbaits and spinnerbaits are good for bass foraging on schools of fish. 

BREAM

Bream can be caught in shallow water. Anglers have been having success fishing on the bottom with redworms and crickets.

CRAPPIE

Crappie are along creek channels and deep structure. Target these fish using jigs or minnows.

CATFISH

Catfish can be caught on the bottom in 6 - 12 feet of water. Fishing with liver and cut bait should produce the best results. 

 

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.

/media/4606/simpson_county_lake.pdf

New fish attractor coordinates added 1/27/16

N 31.91391 W 89.79392 N 31.91466 W 89.78912
N 31.91371 W 89.79394 N 31.91450 W 89.78891
N 31.91344 W 89.79388 N 31.91438 W 89.78863
N 31.91469 W 89.79163 N 31.91476 W 89.78922
N 31.91565 W 89.79165 N 31.91480 W 89.78888
N 31.91502 W 89.78989 N 31.91461 W 89.78897
N 31.91481 W 89.78941 N 31.91646 W 89.78997
N 31.91479 W 89.78960 N 31.91658 W 89.79011
N 31.91468 W 89.78929
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