Tombigbee State Park 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 ReportTombigbee State Park - 5/26/2020 2:51:33 PM
|Largemouth Bass||No current reports on bass fishing, anglers should try spinnerbaits, crankbaits and shakeyheads. Target cover around transition areas. The bass spawn is over, bass are moving to summertime patterns.|
|Crappie||No current reports on crappie fishing, try fishing brush in 5 – 10 ft of water using jig heads with some sort of soft plastic body. Casting and vertical presentations of those jigs would be a good choice.|
|Bream||No current reports on bream fishing, target cover in 3 – 5 ft of water just on spawning areas. Tight line red worms and/or crickets.|
|Catfish||No current reports on catfishing, but cutbait, liver, or worms fished on the bottom may produce a few fish.|
Special Fishing Regulations
|Species||Type||Length To Release|
|Catfish||No length limit.|
Creel Limits (per person, per day)
|Catfish||10||Creel limit for all State Fishing and State Park Lakes.|
- No trotlines, set lines, jug fishing, or commercial gears are permitted on State Park Lakes .
- Night fishing (from 30 minutes before sunset to 30 minutes after sunrise) will be permitted from the shore or from boats which are in compliance with State and Coast Guard regulations. Only idle speed and trolling motors may be used at night.
- Only rod and reel or pole fishing is allowed on State Park Lakes except that carp, gar, buffalo, and bowfin may be taken by use of a bow and arrow at night only after purchasing a valid permit for fishing and/or boating. No other gear is allowed at these lakes.
For information about Tombigbee State Park, please call (662) 842-7669.
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.