Fishing & Boating

Fishing Report

Lake Bogue Homa - 11/13/2018 9:37:17 AM

Bridges on the main road to Lake Bogue Homa from Hwy 84 have been closed.  The second entrance must be used until further notice.  See map below.

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. Creel limits for other species are: 100 bream 30 crappie 10 catfish.

Find the Depth Map Here.

For questions please contact the Bogue Homa Lake Manager, Chris Germany, at (601)425-2148.

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 Report 

Temperature: 56°     Visibility: 24"


Largemouth bass are biting more as temps begin to decrease.  They are biting best on spinnerbait in mornings and evenings in shallow water near grass.  Some 3-4 pound bass are being caught in the creek channel near the t-pier.  Also, try fishing topwater lures or frogs along the lilies.  

Recent Largemouth Bass catches


Bream are being caught off the long pier near the office and in shallow water near the bank and submerged structure.  Redear are biting best on crickets and Bluegill are biting best on waxworms.    

Local angler Pat Rawson with the new Lake Bogue Homa record Redear, weighing in at 1.01 lbs!


Crappie are biting well around the piers on live minnows or jigs.  Fishermen have been reporting catching amounts near creel limits in the 1/2 to 1 pound range.  

Dominic Germany proudly showing off his White Crappie 


Catfish are biting well on livers and any pungent bait fished in 7-8 feet of water near the spillway and grassy inlets along the dam.  


Closed bridges are marked with a red X.


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