Fishing ReportLake Columbia - 8/18/2022 9:46:41 AM
|Bass||Bass bite is fair near vegetation edges using topwater lures around dawn, later in the day they bite well around deep structure on junebug colored soft plastics.|
|Crappie||Crappie are biting best around sunrise on jigs with chartreuse skirts near deep structure or with live minnows.|
|Bream||Bream can be caught on wax worms or red worms fished on bottom near overhanging vegetation.|
|Catfish||Catfish bite is best near the dam and in the channel with livers fished on bottom.|
Special Fishing Regulations
|Species||Type||Length To Release|
|Catfish||No length limit|
Creel Limits (per person, per day)
|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.
For more information about Lake Columbia, please call (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.