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Fishing Report

Lake Bogue Homa - 12/22/2017 9:12:27 AM

Winter Fishing Report - Weekly fishing reports will resume the week of February 15, 2018.

 

Statewide Creel Regulations apply to all species except bass

A 15-inch minimum length limit has been set for all bass so bass kept must be greater than 15 inches with a creel limit of 5 bass per person per day. Bag limits for other species are: 100 bream 30 crappie 10 catfish.

Find the Depth Map Here.
Winter Fishing Tips

Largemouth bass can be caught around brush piles, near the dam in 5 to 15 ft of water, or around cypress trees in the back of the lake. Try Texas-rigged plastic worms, drop shots, and jigs. Also try using suspending jerkbaits and lipless crankbaits or night crawlers near the piers close to the office.

Crappie can be caught in deeper water, around 10 to 15 ft deep in the coves around the lake. Several anglers report catching limits (30 fish) of good size fish during winter months.  Minnows or jigs tipped with minnows are good choices.

Bream can be caught using crickets or worms around brushtops in 5 - 10 ft of water.

Catfish are usually good around creek channels and points. Try liver and worms fished on the bottom.

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.

Local fisherman Marcus Landon of Laurel was fishing for Crappie in 4-6' of water using minnows.

Local anglers fishing on bream beds near the pier.

 

 

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