Fishing & Boating

Fishing Report

Aliceville Lake - 8/4/2020 9:04:08 AM
Species Detail
Bass The bass bite continues to be fair with most reports coming from deeper backwaters that have timber and grass beds. Camp Pratt and Coalfire continue to be popular. Best baits have been buzzbaits and frogs fished early and late in the day. During the day, anglers are using Texas-rigged soft plastics, jigs, spinnerbaits, and squared billed crankbaits to get their bites. Target shady areas when the sun get high.
Crappie The few crappie anglers fishing have been picking up a few fish by targeting standing timber in 6 to 10 ft. of water and deeper ledges off the old river run in the Pratts, Chism and Swedenburg sloughs with minnows.
Catfish The catfish bite is fair to good along the navigation channel and at the mouths of the old river runs. Trotlines and jugs baited with cutbait and/or small whole shad have been producing. Any current seems to improve the bite.

Special Fishing Regulations


Species Type Length To Release
Crappie (combined white and black) Minimum length limit 9 inches and under
Catfish No length limit Anglers can harvest only one catfish over 34 inches

Creel Limits (per person, per day)

Type Amount Additional Information
Crappie (combined white and black) 30
Catfish No limit Anglers can harvest only one catfish over 34 inches
  • Paddlefish harvest and possession is prohibited in the Tenn-Tom Waterway, Tombigbee River and it's tributaries.

  • Walleye harvest and possession is prohibited in the Tombigbee River and it's tributaries north of Hwy 278 (Monroe, Itawamba and Prentiss Counties).

Additional Information

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.

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