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Fishing Report

Percy Quin State Park - 9/9/2019 9:05:46 AM

Lake Tangipahoa is a 490 acre fresh water lake located within Percy Quin State Park. The lake features a marina, boat launch, and water skiing. A restroom and fish cleaning station is located near the boat launch. In 2014, the lake was stocked with Florida Bass, Bluegill, Redear Sunfish, and White Crappie.

Fishing Regulations:

  • Largemouth Bass: 16-22 inch slot limit (all fish between 16 and 22 inches must be released immediately) with a 7 fish creel limit. Only one bass over 22" may be harvested.
  • Bream: 100 fish daily creel limit, no size restriction
  • Crappie: 20 fish daily creel limit, no size restriction
  • Catfish: 10 fish daily creel limit, no size restriction

Please call the park office at (601) 684-3938 for additional information.

 

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

Lake Tangipahoa Depth Map

Fishing Report 

Temperature: 89°     Clarity: 26"

Bass

Bass are being caught on soft plastics and top-water lures in the mornings and evenings.

Bream

Bream will continue bedding as summer temperatures prevail, focus fishing effort near bedding sites with live crickets or redworms.

Crappie

Crappie can be caught in water 6'-8' deep near willows using live minnows.  Focus fishing effort near vegetation or structure.

Catfish

Catfish bite is strong near the spillway using chicken livers or shrimp.  Catfish are being caught best at night.

 

Fish attractors were added to the lake in January of 2016.  Below is a list of GPS coordinates for the fish attractors.

2016

31.175780 N  90.524940 W     31.177722 N  90.530236 W

31.179185 N  90.525205 W     31.178409 N  90.530591 W

31.177649 N  90.524950 W     31.174987 N  90.526808 W

31.176931 N  90.525986 W     31.181449 N  90.527224 W

31.181070 N  90.529852 W     31.181730 N  90.529796 W

31.182028 N  90.529053 W     31.175112 N  90.528012 W

31.176421 N  90.530221 W     31.175335 N  90.529480 W

31.175282 N  90.527562 W     31.175844 N  90.524267 W

31.175474 N  90.530610 W     31.180420 N  90.525070 W

31.180090 N  90.52973   W     31.180370 N  90.529694 W

31.179585 N  90.529530 W     31.180968 N  90.524003 W

31.181600 N  90.522561 W     31.187168 N  90.519987 W

31.175430 N  90.525106 W     31.174940 N  90.526528 W

 


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