Fishing & Boating

Fishing Report

Neshoba County Lake - 11/22/2023 8:46:46 AM
Species Detail
Largemouth Bass No report. Try targeting bass around laydowns near creek channels with buzzbaits, weightless flukes, and wacky worms.
Crappie No report. Try targeting crappie in the deeper channels with bright colored jigs with powerbait or live minnows.
Bream No report. Try targeting bream around the edges of the rip rap and any vegetation with crickets or red worms.
Catfish No report. Try tightlining stinkbait or night crawlers in the spillway or deeper parts of the lake.


Man with fish catch

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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