Fishing & Boating

Fishing Report

Tombigbee State Park - 5/13/2024 9:15:27 AM
Species Detail
Largemouth Bass Bass fishing is slow to fair, as fish are in a post spawn pattern. Anglers are targeting points and cover with Texas-rigged/shakeyhead plastics and soft jerkbaits. Some good topwater action can be had early in the morning or late in the evening around shallow cover. Try small buzzbaits and frogs for that bite.
Crappie The crappie fishing is fair. Black and chartreuse jigs and/or minnows will both produce some bites.
Bream Bream fishing has begun to pick up a little. Crickets and worms tightlined on the bottom are working as well as anything, but don't overlook small spinners as the bite improves.
Catfish The catfish bite is slow. Target drop-offs and deeper shoreline cover like laydowns with tight lined liver and/or night crawlers.

Special Fishing Regulations


Species Type Length To Release
Catfish No length limit.

Creel Limits (per person, per day)

Type Amount Additional Information
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.




 Additional Information:  

For information about Tombigbee State Park, please call (662) 842-7669.

Tombigbee Park 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.



In January of 2022, three large fish attractors were added at Tombigbee. GPS coordinates for these are below:


N 34.23513

W -88.6274

N 34.23282

W -88.6219

N 34.23257

W -88.6223

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