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Fishing picking up at Lake Mary Crawford

Below are the most current reports on fishing conditions of lakes in the area. Information courtesy of the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks.

Lake Mary Crawford

Bass fishing is good. Black or junebug colored worms are the best lures right now.

Bream fishing is good. One angler caught 42 on waxworms recently. The Redear (chinkapins, shellcrackers) are starting to spawn. Try redworms fished on the bottom.

Crappie fishing is fair to good. It’s starting to pick up. Lime colored jigs are working well currently. Small minnows and jigs are your best bet.

Catfish is fair. Try cutbait, worms or commercial catfish bait on the bottom.

Lake Lincoln State Park

Bass fishing is fair on spinnerbaits, flukes and soft plastic worms and lizards.

Bream fishing is good. Some anglers are having success fishing at night. Crickets and worms are the best baits.

Crappie fishing is also good. Anglers fishing at night are having good luck. Minnows and jigs are both working well.

No reports on catfish, but Lake Lincoln has some nice ones. Fishing around the island should produce some fish. Worms or cutbait fished on the bottom are the baits of choice.

Percy Quin State Park

Bass fishing is fair to good on soft plastics, flukes and spinnerbaits in shallow water in the grass, and also around the willow trees.

Bream fishing is fair. Try fishing in about four feet of water around the banks. Worms and crickets are working the best.

Crappie fishing is fair. Fisherman trolling in five to nine feet of water are having success with minnows and jigs.

The catfish bite has picked up and some good catfish are being caught. Fish on the bottom with your favorite catfish bait.