Black bass (combined largemouth, spotted and smallmouth bass)
Lengths to Release:
Black bass: 14 to 18 inches
Catfish: no length limit
Creel Limit (per person, per
Black bass: 5, with 1 over 18 inches
Statewide creel limits apply to all other fish species.
Only rod and reel or pole fishing is allowed on State Fishing Lakes except that carp, gar, buffalo, and bowfin may be taken by use of bow and arrow at night only after purchasing a valid permit for fishing and/or boating. No other gear is allowed at these lakes.
Fishing is not allowed from courtesy piers adjacent to boat ramps. Night fishing is allowed from the bank or boats which are in compliance with state and coast guard regulations.