Fishing & Boating

Fishing Report

Lake Columbia - 7/10/2018 11:44:12 AM

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


Fishing Report 

Water Temp: 89°

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.  Redear are bedding and can be caught in shallow water on red worms or crickets.  Bluegill are also bedding in shallow areas around the lake.  

Catfish are biting occasionally from earthen piers using liver.

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.

Ray Newsome holding the new Lake Columbia record Redear, weighing in at 1 lb 2 oz!
Crappie are still biting well on Lake Columbia
The Crappie bite is picking up on Lake Columbia
New Lake Columbia record Crappie, weighing in at 1lb 13oz
Lake Columbia


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