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|
|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|
|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