Fishing ReportMoon Lake - 3/21/2023 1:33:59 PM
|Bass||Water 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||During the winter months crappie can be caught in the deeper sections of the lake near any deep structure. Look for any structure in the lake and try various depths. Using jigs or minnows is a good choice.|
|Bream||Bream fishing during the winter months can be slow. Try using redworms at different depths.|
|Catfish||Winter catfish are slow to bite. Try fishing near the bottom with liver, nightcrawlers, or cut bait.|
Special Fishing Regulations
|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)
|Black Bass (combined largemouth, spotted and smallmouth)||5|
|Crappie (combined black and white)||30|
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.