Fishing & Boating


Lake Bogue Homa 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 Bogue Homa - 5/26/2020 1:30:36 PM
Species Detail
Largemouth Bass Bass are biting best on creature baits in green and black hews or frogs fished in the lilies. Fishermen are regularly landing large bass in the back of the lake near vegetation.
Crappie One pound Crappie are coming up regularly from the left side of the T-pier near the office. Fathead minnows are the bait of choice.
Bream Bream bite is fantastic, wax worms can catch a whole mess of them. Bite is best from the long pier on the lake road. They have also bit well on crickets or redworms near vegetation edges.
Catfish Catfish bite is picking up in the creek channel in the center of the lake, stinkbait and old livers are catching the best fish. 3-4 pound fish are being reported often.

Water Temp: 80°

Clarity: 30"

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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