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The Tunica Times • P.O. Box 308/986 Magnolia Street, Tunica, MS 38676

Delta anglers expected to land good season

Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks fisheries biologists are expecting a great 2017 fishing season in the Mississippi Delta. Recent fish population sampling revealed improved populations of largemouth bass, crappie, and bream in most Delta oxbows.

“In general, the sport fish numbers in the oxbows are up dramatically,” said Nathan Aycock, MDWFP Fisheries Biologist.  “Higher water levels since the 2012 drought have resulted in better spawns and higher numbers of fish.”

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