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Fishing Report

Percy Quin State Park - 11/12/2019 1:07:16 PM
Species Detail
Bass Bass bite is slow but can be caught schooling on topwater baits.
Crappie Crappie can be caught in 6'-8' deep near willows using live minnows. Focus fishing effort near vegetation or structure.
Bream Bream bite is slow but continue to focus fishing effort near structure with live crickets or redworms.
Catfish Catfish bite is strong near the spillway using chicken livers or shrimp. Catfish are being caught best at night.

Temperature: 68°     Clarity: 30"

Special Fishing Regulations


Species

Species Type Length To Release
Black Bass (combined largemouth, spotted and smallmouth) all fish between 16 and 22 inches must be released immediately. Only one bass over 22" may be harvested. 16"-22"
Catfish No length limit

Creel Limits (per person, per day)

Type Amount Additional Information
Black Bass (combined largemouth, spotted and smallmouth) 7
Bream 100
Crappie (combined black and white) 20
Catfish 10 Creel limit for all State Fishing and State Park Lakes
  • Only rod and reel or pole fishing is allowed on State Fishing Lakes except that carp, gar, buffalo, and bowfin may be taken by use of bow and arrow at night only after purchasing a valid permit for fishing and/or boating. No other gear is allowed at these lakes. 
  • Fishing is not allowed from courtesy piers adjacent to boat ramps. Night fishing is allowed from the bank or boats which are in compliance with state and coast guard regulations.



 Additional Information

For additional information about Lake Tangipahoa, please call the park office at (601) 684-3938.

Lake Tangipahoa 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

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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