Good fishing at Lake Mary Crawford

Published 7:41 pm Tuesday, May 9, 2017

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

Lake Lincoln State Park

Bass fishing is fair on spinnerbaits, flukes and soft plastic worms and lizards in shallow and medium depths. Bream fishing is fair. Some anglers are having success fishing at night. Crickets and worms are the best baits.

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Crappie fishing has slowed down some. 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.

Lake Mary Crawford

Bass fishing is good. One angler caught five and another caught 14 this week. Black or junebug colored worms are the best lures right now. Target shallow and medium depths.

Bream fishing is good. One angler caught 28 and another caught 10 big ones over the weekend on crickets and worms. Try redworms fished on the bottom for Redear Sunfish.

Crappie fishing is slow. Try minnows and jigs in 8-10 feet of water.

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

Percy Quin State Park

Bass fishing is fair to goof 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.