Fishing & Boating

Fishing Report

Lake Columbia - 11/13/2018 10:26:40 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

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: 64°     Visibility: 36"


Largemouth bass can be caught in deeper areas near structure.  They are starting to bite well topwater with lures skipped across the lilies.  Bass are schooling now and can be caught using chatterbaits, flukes, and finesse worms. 


Bream are being caught around piers with crickets or red worms. 

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 bite is picking up.  Fishermen are having the best luck on Catalpa Worms and hot dogs fished from the earthen piers. 

Lake Columbia


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