Fishing ReportPrentiss Walker Lake - 2/20/2024 12:57:50 PM
|Fair. Bass have been caught in 4 to 8 feet of water around structure. Plastics have been doing well, but live minnows are a favorite currently.
|Fair. Crappie have been biting live minnows fished 2 feet off bottom in deep water.
|Fair. Bream are being caught in 5 to 10 feet of water on red worms, wax worms, and crickets.
|Poor. Larger catfish can sometimes be caught off the dam on worms, liver and cut bait.
Temperature: 55 °F
Water visibility: 42 inches (slightly muddy)
Report Provided by Mr. Yancey Stanford, Prentiss Walker Lake Manager
Special Fishing Regulations
|Length To Release
|No length limit
Creel Limits (per person, per day)
|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.
For information about Prentiss Walker Lake, please call (601) 733-2611. For Google Maps users, the lake is labeled Lake Ross Barnett.
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.