Fishing & Boating

Fishing Report

Simpson County Lake - 9/18/2019 9:12:28 AM


Bass can be caught in shallow water. Use soft plastic lures around shallow woody debris. Try fishing with Indiana bladed spinnerbaits on the northeast end of the lake around the stump field. 



Search for bream that are roaming shallow coves. Try fishing with crickets and small worms in these areas.  



Target crappie in deep water. Use green and junebug colored jigs or golden shiners to catch these fish.   



Try fishing with cut bait or liver in water between 9 - 12 feet deep. A good place to target catfish is in deep water out from the dam. 


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

Simpson County Lake depth map

New fish attractor coordinates added 1/27/16

N 31.91391 W 89.79392 N 31.91466 W 89.78912
N 31.91371 W 89.79394 N 31.91450 W 89.78891
N 31.91344 W 89.79388 N 31.91438 W 89.78863
N 31.91469 W 89.79163 N 31.91476 W 89.78922
N 31.91565 W 89.79165 N 31.91480 W 89.78888
N 31.91502 W 89.78989 N 31.91461 W 89.78897
N 31.91481 W 89.78941 N 31.91646 W 89.78997
N 31.91479 W 89.78960 N 31.91658 W 89.79011
N 31.91468 W 89.78929

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