Fishing & Boating

Forrest County Lake


Black bass (combined largemouth, spotted and smallmouth bass)
Bream (combined Bluegill, Redear Sunfish and other sunfish)

Lengths to Release:
Black bass:  no length limit
Bream:  no length limit
Catfish: no length limit

Creel Limit (per person, per day):
Black bass:  5
Bream:  20
Catfish:  5

Statewide creel limits apply to all other fish species.

Additional Information:
Forrest County Lake is open to fishing on Thursday and Friday of each week to persons fourteen (14) years old or younger or handicapped persons of any age as defined in this rule.  The term "handicapped persons" means paraplegics, hemiplegic, anyone permanently dependent upon a wheelchair for mobility, anyone who requires the permanent use of braces, full prosthesis or crutches for walking or blindness.

All minors must be accompanied by a supervising adult and handicapped persons in need of personal assistance must provide such.

The lake is open to the general public for fishing on Saturday of each week from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

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