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THE LAKE IS CLOSED FOR RENOVATION. 

Simpson County Lake is closed to public access. The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) began draining the lake in November for a dam repair project. The lake will be filled and restocked with fish once the repairs are complete.  

Anglers can choose from several other lakes in neighboring countiesPrentiss Walker Lake, Lake Mike Conner, Lake Jeff Davis, and Roosevelt State Park are popular destinations.

 


Fishing Report

Simpson County Lake - 5/18/2020 11:39:34 AM
Species Detail
Largemouth Bass
Crappie
Bream
Catfish

Special Fishing Regulations


Species

Species Type Length To Release

Creel Limits (per person, per day)

Type Amount Additional Information
  • 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 Simpson County Lake, please call (601) 849-4886.

Simpson 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

 

New fish attractor coordinates added 1/27/16

N 31.91391 W 89.79392 N 31.91466 W 89.78912
N 31.91371 W 89.79394 N 31.91450 W 89.78891
N 31.91344 W 89.79388 N 31.91438 W 89.78863
N 31.91469 W 89.79163 N 31.91476 W 89.78922
N 31.91565 W 89.79165 N 31.91480 W 89.78888
N 31.91502 W 89.78989 N 31.91461 W 89.78897
N 31.91481 W 89.78941 N 31.91646 W 89.78997
N 31.91479 W 89.78960 N 31.91658 W 89.79011
N 31.91468 W 89.78929

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