Fishing & Boating

Fishing Report

Aliceville Lake - 8/14/2018 3:48:02 PM

The bass bite has slowed down as the late summertime grind is here. Points and laydowns along the channel are holding a few fish as well as deeper old river runs like Camp Pratt. Best baits on the channel have been spinnerbaits and shallow to mid-running square-billed crankbaits. Texas-rigged plastics have been good choices on the old river run at Pratts. Frogs, buzzbaits, and swimbaits may get you a quality bite early in late in the day around the any vegetation close to deeper water. The catfish bite is fair to good along the navigation channel and the mouths of the old river runs. Cut shad and liver have been best baits. Any current should help the bite. The crappie bite is very slow, but a few fish are being caught in the deeper timber at Pratts and along some of the deeper laydowns along the channel. Minnows have been the best bait, but that can change daily.


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.


Fishing Regulations

Crappie (combined black and white)

Lengths to Release:
Crappie: 9 inches and under
Paddlefish:  All lengths

Creel Limit (per person, per day):
Crappie: 30
Paddlefish:  0

Paddlefish harvest and possession is prohibited in the Tenn-Tom Waterway, Tombigbee River and it's tributaries.

Statewide creel limits apply to all other fish species.



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