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Fishing & Boating

Trace State Park

County:
Pontotoc

Species:
Black bass (combined largemouth, spotted and smallmouth bass)
Catfish

Lengths to Release:
Black bass: no length limit
Catfish: no length limit

Creel Limit (per person, per day):
Black bass: 10
Catfish: 10

Statewide creel limits apply to all other fish species.

Additional Information:
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.

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