Fishing & Boating

Fishing Report

Neshoba County Lake - 11/12/2019 3:53:09 PM
Species Detail
Largemouth Bass Bass fishing has been slow. Bass are around shallow water vegetation. The best lures to use right now are spinnerbaits. Fish these lures on the edge of cover.
Crappie Crappie fishing has been fair lately. Most crappie are in deep water, but a few anglers are still catching fish around the rip rap area of the earthen piers. Use a variety of different colored jigs or minnows to catch these fish.
Bream Bream fishing has been slow. Fish have been caught in a variety of different areas of the lake. Try fishing near shallow structure with crickets and small worms.
Catfish Catfish have been biting good. Anglers have recently been catching some large catfish. Try fishing in deep water with chicken liver or cut bait.

Below: Here's a picture of a nice catfish recently caught at Neshoba. 



Special Fishing Regulations


Species Type Length To Release
Black Bass (combined largemouth, smallmouth and spotted) Minimum length limit 16 - 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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