Fishing & Boating




Fishing Report

Neshoba County Lake - 11/24/2021 10:42:25 AM
Species Detail
Largemouth Bass Bass fishing has been fair this week. Try fishing near emergent vegetation with Texas rigged soft plastic lures and Colorado bladed spinnerbait.
Crappie Crappie are biting well at the moment. Crappie may be at depths from 6 - 12 feet deep right now. Try catching these fish using jigs with bright colored tails or live minnows.
Bream Bream fishing has been poor this week. Bream should be targeted at depths of 4 - 8 feet around creek channels and structure. Tightlining on the bottom with red worms or crickets are the best methods this time of year.
Catfish This has been a good week of fishing for catfish. Try fishing in deep areas of the lake using liver or cut bait.

Special Fishing Regulations


Species Type Length To Release
Black Bass (combined largemouth, smallmouth and spotted) Slot length limit 16 to 20 inches
Catfish No length limit

Creel Limits (per person, per day)

Type Amount Additional Information
Black Bass (combined largemouth, smallmouth and spotted) 10 Anglers can harvest only one bass over 20 inches
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 Neshoba County Lake, please call (601) 656-7376.

Neshoba County Lake 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.           

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