Fishing & Boating

Fishing Report

Lake Columbia - 9/17/2018 1:02:23 PM

Statewide Creel Regulations apply on all fish species except Bass.

Any Bass between 14-18 inches must be released, one over 18 inches may be kept.  Limit of 5/day.

Bream - 100/ day     Catfish - 10/day     Crappie - 30/day

Find the Depth Map Here.

For more detailed information about the lake please contact the lake manager Dustin Brumfield at (601) 736-1861

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 

Water Temp: 90°     Visibility: 36"


Largemouth bass can be caught in deeper areas near structure as temperatures increase.  Try 10"-12" worms fished deep. Lure of choice is currently Junebug worms. 


Bream are starting to be caught around piers and lily pads with crickets. They can be caught early in the day or late in the evening near beds on red worms or crickets.

Ray Newsome holding the new Lake Columbia record Redear, weighing in at 1 lb 2 oz!


No updated Crappie reports.  Try fishing live minnows in deep water near structure.


Catfish are biting occasionally from earthen piers using liver.

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