Fishing & Boating

Fishing Report

Lake Bogue Homa - 4/14/2021 9:36:29 AM
Species Detail
Largemouth Bass Largemouth Bass are bedding in the shallows, they are biting well on night crawlers around bedding areas in shallow waters. Large fish can also be found from the cypress trees in the back of the lake with crawfish lures or shallow diving crank baits.
Crappie Crappie fishing is hot right now, you can find them from the T-pier near the office and in coves around the lake. They can also be caught below the spillway with minnows or jigs with chartreuse skirts.
Bream Bream bite is improving near shallow structure, they are biting best on redworms fished around the island and near the spillway.
Catfish Large catfish are being caught when using 2-3 inch bream and cut-bait fished on the bottom near the end of the straight pier or in the shallows at the back of the lake at night.

Water Temp: 66°

Visibility: 17"

Special Fishing Regulations


Species Type Length To Release
Black Bass (combined largemouth, spotted and smallmouth) Minimum Length Limit 15 inches and under
Catfish No length limit

Creel Limits (per person, per day)

Type Amount Additional Information
Black Bass (combined largemouth, spotted and smallmouth) 5
Catfish 10 Creel limit for all State Fishing and State Park Lakes


  • 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.

Additional Information

For information about Lake Bogue Homa, please call (601) 425-2148.

Lake Bogue Homa 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.


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