Fishing & Boating

Fishing Report

Aliceville Lake - 5/24/2023 3:31:40 PM
Species Detail
Bass Some nice catches have been reported out of Aliceville recently. Bass are coming out of shallow vegetation and stumps near spawning areas. Texas-rigged plastics and jigs have been working during the day. A spinnerbait or weedless swimbait may get a bite from those fish guarding fry or around bream beds. Don’t overlook a topwater bite (frog or buzzbait) early and late. Popular areas have been the backs of the sloughs in the Coalfire area as well as Camp Pratt.
Crappie The crappie bite has slowed down. A few anglers are using crappie jigs and minnows around cover where shade is available. Best water depths are 4 to 8 feet.
Catfish The catfish anglers reported some success targeting slack water along the navigation channel. Cut shad has produced the best results. Most anglers are opting to use set lines or rod-n-reels.

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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