Boat lanes have been cut to allow for easier access to different parts of the lake, but be aware that IDLE SPEED IS REQUIRED in these areas. Channels are marked with red/green markers for main channels and gold markers for side channels.
Fishing ReportCalling Panther Lake - 5/23/2023 3:10:05 PM
|Largemouth Bass||Bass fishing has been good. Try fishing with topwater lures early in the morning. As the evening approaches use Carolina rigged soft plastic worms to catch fish.|
|Crappie||Crappie fishing is fair. Target deep water tree tops in 12 feet of water. Anglers are having success using bright colored jigs.|
|Bream||Bream have been biting well lately. Try fishing in 3 - 6 feet of water with worms or crickets.|
|Catfish||No report. Fish in deep water with cut bait or chicken gizzards.|
Water Temperature: 80 F Water Visibility: 46"
Report provided by Mr. Pat Drew, Calling Panther Lake Manager
Special Fishing Regulations
|Species||Type||Length To Release|
|Black Bass (largemouth, smallmouth and spotted)||Maximum length limit||20 inches & over|
|Catfish||No length limit|
Creel Limits (per person, per day)
|Black Bass (combined largemouth, smallmouth and spotted)||10||Anglers can harvest only one bass over 20 inches|
|Catfish||10||Creel limit for all State Fishing and State Park Lakes|
- Only rod and reel or pole fishing is allowed on State Fishing Lakes except that carp, gar, buffalo, and bowfin may be taken by use of bow and arrow at night only after purchasing a valid permit for fishing and/or boating. No other gear is allowed at these lakes.
- Fishing is not allowed from courtesy piers adjacent to boat ramps. Night fishing is allowed from the bank or boats which are in compliance with state and coast guard regulations.
For information about Calling Panther Lake, please call (601) 892-4776.
Calling Panther Lake depth map
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.