Fishing & Boating

Fishing Report

Calling Panther Lake - 11/13/2018 10:00:11 AM

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.


For more information, call the lake office at (601) 892-4776




Bass have moved to shallow water. Target these fish with in-line spinners and shallow running crankbaits. Spinnerbaits also work well when searching for bass in shallow structure. 


Bream can be caught in shallow water around structure. Use redworms and crickets to catch these fish. 


A few crappie have moved towards shallow cover, but most are still in deep water.  If you use a variety of different colored jigs at different depths you should have some success harvesting these fish.


Fishing on the bottom is the best way of targeting catfish. Liver and cutbait are your best choices for catching these fish. Calling Panther has a good and healthy population of catfish. 

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.


Click here for a lake depth map.


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