Fishing & Boating

Fishing Report

Neshoba County Lake - 5/13/2024 2:16:02 PM
Species Detail
Largemouth Bass Bass fishing is fair with anglers catching good numbers of fish less than 3 pounds.
Crappie Crappie fishing has been poor with few reports. Try targeting crappie along the edges of the creek channels and the rip rap with minnows or hair jigs.
Bream Bream fishing has been spoor with a with only small ones being caught. Try bream fishing around the vegetation and woody cover.
Catfish Catfishing has been fair with some being caught during the afternoons. Try tightlining Kool-Aid-soaked chicken or livers.


Report Provided by Ms. Sherry Hazelwood, Neshoba County Lake Manager



Special Fishing Regulations


Species Type Length To Release
Black Bass (combined largemouth, smallmouth and spotted) Slot length limit 16 to 20 inches
Catfish No length limit

Creel Limits (per person, per day)

Type Amount Additional Information
Black Bass (combined largemouth, smallmouth and spotted) 10 Anglers can harvest only one bass over 20 inches
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 Neshoba County Lake, please call (601) 656-7376.

Neshoba County Lake 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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