Fishing & Boating

Fishing Report

Lake Jeff Davis - 12/22/2017 8:40:47 AM

For more information, call the lake office at (601) 792-8225.

Winter Fishing Tips

Bream can be caught throughout the winter on worms or crickets in deep water, especially near standing timber and creek channels.

Largemouth bass can be found suspended around willow trees on the flats bordering creek channels. Try soft stick baits, drop shots, and jigs fished slowly. They can also be caught in the rip-rap along the dam with suspending jerkbaits and shad raps.  All bass between 18" and 24" must be released, and only one over 24" may be kept.

Catfish are usually good on the shallower flats and points. Try cutbait and worms fished on the bottom.

Crappie are going to be found along the edge of the main channel and in the deepest fish attractors. Try drifting jigs and shiners along the channels at varying depths to find them.

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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