Fishing & Boating

Fishing Report

Prentiss Walker Lake - 9/9/2019 2:53:53 PM

Water Temperature: 88 F          Water Visibilty: 30"


Bass fishing has been fair. Bass can be caught in water where the depths drop from 4 - 8 feet deep. Try fishing with silver colored spinnerbaits or blue/white colored lipless crankbaits. Prentiss Walker is crowded with bass and anglers are encouraged to keep small fish.



Bream fishing has been good. Bream are in shallow water. Try fishing in some of the coves at depths of 3 - 6 feet using crickets or small worms in and around structure. Prentiss Walker have a healthy population of big bream.



Crappie fishing has been poor. Crappie should be in deeper water around stumps or downed structure. Target these fish in 8 - 10 feet of water using jigs or minnows.



Catfish fishing has been poor. Catfish can be targeted in deep water around 9 - 12 feet deep. Commercial stinkbaits and liver work well this time of year.


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

Prentiss-Walker-Lake depth map

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