Fishing & Boating

Public Water Body Regulations

Click on the map below to see special fishing regulations for an individual water body. Creel and size limits for water bodies not listed on the map follow the statewide limits listed below:

Species Creel per Day
Black Bass (combined largemouth, spotted and smallmouth 10
Sauger 10
Walleye 3
Striped Bass and Hybrids (minimum length limit 15 inches) 6
Crappie (combined black and white) 30
Bream (combined Bluegill, Redear Sunfish and other sunfish) 100

Alligator Gar
(Alligator Gar harvest is prohibited on Bee Lake in Holmes County)

Paddlefish (must be less than 30 inches in length) 
Length is measured from the front of the eye to the fork of the tail.
Catfish ONLY at MDWFP State Fishing Lakes & State Park Lakes 10

Creel limits for Bream, Black Bass, Crappie, Striped Bass, and Striped Bass Hybrids in waters shared with adjacent states shall be that of the adjacent state, or the Mississippi limit, whichever is greater or as specified for each lake.

Click here for creel and length limits for saltwater sportfish

 StateWaterwayRegs Lees Summit Olive Branch Pickwick Arkbutla Tippah County Sardis Wall Doxey State Park Lamar Bruce Bay Springs and Tenn Tom Moon Lake Elvis Presley Enid Patsy Ballard Park Coahoma County Trace State Park ReCon Grenada and North Abutment Tombigbee Charlie Capps WMA Grenada Davis McAlpine Cleveland Eupora Malmaison Aberdeen Monroe Leroy Percy Little Eagles Columbus Washington Lowndes Jackson Bluff Lake Spillway Aliceville Wolf-Broad McMillan Park Willow Kemper County Ross Barnett Reservoir Okatibbee Reservoir Neshoba County Tom Bailey Calling Panther Lake Dockery Simpson County Claude Bennett Mary Crawford Mike Conner Prentiss Walker Natchez State Park Lake Bogue Homa Brookhaven Jeff Davis Duncan Okhissa Percy Quin State Park Bill Waller Forrest County Lake Walthall Lake Columbia Lake Perry Paul B Johnson Poplar Springs Pascagoula River Chateau Florewood River Plantation Lake Whitehead



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