Fishing & Boating

Fishing Report

Neshoba County Lake - 11/23/2022 10:22:13 AM
Species Detail
Largemouth Bass Bass fishing has been slow. Try targeting bass around woody cover in water that is 3 to 6 foot deep with football jigs, wacky worms, and spinnerbaits.
Crappie Crappie have been biting slow this week. The best depths to fish for crappie is between 4-8 foot of water over woody cover. Target these fish using dark colored jigs or live minnows.
Bream Bream fishing has been slow. Try bream fishing with red worms near brush piles and laydowns.
Catfish Catfishing has been slow with few fish being caught. Catfish can be caught out from the dam or away from the spillway. Use night crawlers or chicken gizzards to catch these fish.

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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