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Fishing Report

Moon Lake - 4/15/2021 4:05:16 PM
Species Detail
Bass Temperatures are still on the cooler side, which mean fish are less active. However, with warmer weather on the way, look for the activity start to pick up. Suspended crank baits, spinner baits, and worms are a good choice. Just fish them slow this time of year. Target deeper areas with underwater cover.
Crappie Crappie reports have began to come in at Moon Lake. Anglers are having good success in the trees and around piers. Look for any structure in the lake and try various depths. Using jigs or minnows is a good choice.
Bream Bream fishing will begin to pick up as the weather gets warmer. Try using crickets or redworms at different depths.
Catfish With warmer weather on the way catfish bite will start to pick up. Try fishing near the bottom with liver, nightcrawlers, or cut bait.

Special Fishing Regulations


Species

Species Type Length To Release
Black Bass (combined largemouth, spotted and smallmouth) No length limit
Crappie (combined black and white) Minimum Length Limit 10 inches & under

Creel Limits (per person, per day)

Type Amount Additional Information
Black Bass (combined largemouth, spotted and smallmouth) 5
Crappie (combined black and white) 30



Additional Information 

Moon 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.

Please be aware that silver carp are very abundant in Moon Lake and may jump out of the water and collide with boaters, skiers, and anglers.

 

 


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