Fishing & Boating

Fishing Report

Lake Bogue Homa - 12/3/2021 10:03:41 AM
Species Detail
Largemouth Bass Largemouth Bass hold on to deep structure throughout the winter. Fishing methods with a slow retrieve, such as a dropshot rig, work well this time of year.
Crappie Crappie bite well in cold temps from the piers in early morning and late evening with small jigs or minnows.
Bream Bream can be caught near shallow structure or overhanging vegetation, they bite best on redworms fished near piers or other structure.
Catfish Large catfish are consistently caught using cut-bait fished on the bottom near the end of the straight pier or in creek channels throughout the lake.

Special Fishing Regulations


Species Type Length To Release
Black Bass (combined largemouth, spotted and smallmouth) Minimum Length Limit 15 inches and under
Catfish No length limit

Creel Limits (per person, per day)

Type Amount Additional Information
Black Bass (combined largemouth, spotted and smallmouth) 5
Catfish 10 Creel limit for all State Fishing and State Park Lakes


  • Only rod and reel or pole fishing is allowed on State Fishing Lakes except that carp, gar, buffalo, and bowfin may be taken by use of bow and arrow at night only after purchasing a valid permit for fishing and/or boating. No other gear is allowed at these lakes. 
  • Fishing is not allowed from courtesy piers adjacent to boat ramps. Night fishing is allowed from the bank or boats which are in compliance with state and coast guard regulations.

Additional Information

For information about Lake Bogue Homa, please call (601) 425-2148.

Lake Bogue Homa Depth Map

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.

Winter Fishing Tips (Weekly reports will resume mid-February)


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