Fishing & Boating


Lake Lincoln is open to fishing and boating.  The number of persons in each watercraft is limited to the greater of two (2) occupants or 50% of the occupancy limit of all multi-person watercraft.  Bank and pier fishing is allowed but social distancing requirements must be adhered to (maintaining a minimum distance of 6 feet between individuals).

Fishing Report

Lake Lincoln State Park - 8/4/2020 1:06:02 PM
Species Detail
Bass Bass are biting well on buzzbaits fished near vegetation edges in early morning. During the heat of the day they are caught best in channels in depths of 10'-12'.
Crappie Crappie are biting best in channels with niblet tipped jigs or live minnows around dawn.
Bream Bream are biting best near vegetation on crickets.
Catfish Catfish bite is fair when fishing on bottom near channels using liver or night crawlers.

Special Fishing Regulations


Species Type Length To Release
Catfish No length limit

Creel Limits (per person, per day)

Type Amount Additional Information
Catfish 10 Creel limit for all State Fishing and State Park Lakes
  • No trotlines, set lines, jug fishing, or commercial gears are permitted on state park lakes .
  • Night fishing (from 30 minutes before sunset to 30 minutes after sunrise) will be permitted from the shore or from boats which are in compliance with State and Coast Guard regulations. Only idle speed and trolling motors may be used at night.
  • Only rod and reel or pole fishing is allowed on State Park Lakes except that carp, gar, buffalo, and bowfin may be taken by use of a bow and arrow at night only after purchasing a valid permit for fishing and/or boating. No other gear is allowed at these lakes.

Additional Information 

For more information about Lake Lincoln, please call (601) 643-9044.

Lake Lincoln Depth Map

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.

Many fish attractor sites were created in 2011, 2015, and 2016. Many were marked with GPS and the coordinates are listed below.   Be sure your GPS is set to read decimal degrees (shown below) and not degrees-minutes-seconds when attempting to locate these attractors.

 2016 L.Lincoln fish attractors


 31.68244N  90.33452W            31.68119N 90.33363W
 31.68359N  90.32577 W           31.68923N  90.32704W
 31.68854N  90.32812W            31.68641N  90.32838W
 31.68555N  90.33482W            31.68615N  90.33572W
 31.68636N  90.33631W            31.68235N  90.33931W
 31.68163N  90.33286W            31.68714N  90.33889W
 31.68564N  90.34160W            31.68773N  90.34068W
 31.68834N  90.34014W


31.686371N    90.342832W      31.686216N    90.342427W
31.686700N    90.344174W      31.686742N    90.344383W
31.687083N    90.338932W      31.687271N    90.338780W
31.688252N    90.339651W      31.687964N    90.340410W
31.687860N    90.340297W      31.686948N    90.337655W
31.685357N    90.332758W      31.685790N    90.334282W
31.684320N    90.330282W      31.689012N    90.326904W
31.687161N    90.327620W      31.68395N      90.32569W
31.68237N      90.32540W        31.682422N    90.339712W
31.682382N    90.340029W      31.682391N    90.340286W
31.682311N    90.340676W      31.682894N    90.342308W
31.682851N    90.343119W      31.685536N    90.339867W
31.682529N    90.338604W      31.681592N    90.335060W
31.681175N    90.334089W


31.685285N   90.340728W     31.685154N   90.342220W
31.683188N   90.337074W     31.682553N   90.334878W
31.682607N   90.332458W     31.683806N   90.331160W
31.684162N   90.332965W   31.68031N     90.32635W
31.67811N     90.32792W



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