Fishing & Boating


The lake is currently drawn down for work on the swimming area, and boats cannot be launched.  As such, there have been no reports on the fishing.

Fishing Report

Tombigbee State Park - 11/12/2019 1:20:20 PM
Species Detail
Largemouth Bass Bass fishing has been poor to fair. Anglers were having some success with finesse rigs such as shaky heads.
Crappie No anglers have been fishing for crappie from the bank.
Bream Bream fishing is slow. Red worms and meal worms are the most popular baits. Most anglers are restricted to bank access only. Any woody cover should hold a few fish.
Catfish The catfish bite is fair. Try targeting the areas around the fishing piers and deeper points with night crawlers and/or liver. Tight lining is a popular technique for catfish.

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 more information, contact the park at (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.

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