Fishing & Boating

Fishing Report

Moon Lake - 11/29/2017 2:26:06 PM

Winter Fishing Report

Weekly reports will resume in February 2018.



For winter fishing for crappie look for most fish holding in deeper waters. Try fishing around fishing piers to the north of the Paradise Point ramp or along the eastern shoreline.  Fish will likely be suspended in 6 - 18 feet of water around structure.  Minnows or Jigs are both good bait choices.  Calm, sunny days are probably the best times to try them out.



Bass fishing at Moon during cold weather means fishing slow and trying to coax fish into a bite.  Try fishing spinnerbaits, flipping jig and pig combos near structure, or using swim baits or crankbaits.  Water temps at Moon usually warm up earlier in the year that nearby river connected oxbows, so if we get several warms days in a row in late winter/early spring then that might get them active and feeding.



Catfish fishing is normally fair during the winter time.  Try tightlining on the bottom with nightcrawlers, cut bait, or other catfish baits, or try fishing trotlines along the shallow flats in the northern arm of the lake or around the island. 



Bream fishing is usually slow at Moon during the winter.  Try using crickets around structure in 5 to 8 feet of water if you must, or just wait until later in the spring and summer. 


Depth Map

For a Depth Map of Moon Lake click on the following link:  Moon Lake Depth Map


Moon Lake is a 2,300 acre oxbow lake located outside the mainline Mississippi River levee in Coahoma County about 15 miles north of Clarksdale, MS. 



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