Fishing & Boating

Fishing Report

Lake Perry - 8/9/2022 4:40:35 PM
Species Detail
Bass Bass are biting well on dark colored plastic worms fished near vegetation edges or shallow structure.
Crappie Crappie continue to bite best from the piers using jigs with chartreuse skirts or on live minnows near deep structure.
Bream Bream bite is fantastic with worms fished on bottom near the pier by the office and the campground pier.
Catfish Catfish bite stays consistent from the piers using night crawlers, boat anglers are also do well using dough baits on bottom near channel ledges.



Special Fishing Regulations


Species Type Length To Release
Catfish No length limit

Creel Limits (per person, per day)

Type Amount Additional Information
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 more information about Lake Perry, please call (601) 784-6119.

Lake Perry 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. 

Lake Perry is well stocked with Florida Largemouth Bass, Bluegill, Coppernose Bluegill, Shell Cracker (Red Ear Sunfish), Crappie, and Channel Catfish. Lake Perry is checked regularly by biologists for restocking needs and fertilized yearly.



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