Fishing & Boating

Fishing Report

Tombigbee State Park - 8/16/2022 3:35:05 PM
Species Detail
Largemouth Bass Not much has changed this week as the bite continues to be a bite slow. The bass anglers are throwing small frogs, buzzbaits, and weightless soft plastics around the water willow along the bank early and late in the day. During the day, anglers are throwing Texas-rigged worms and crankbaits around cover in 10 – 20 ft. of water. A finesse presentation like a shakeyhead or dropshot may get you a few more bites.
Crappie The crappie reports are slow. The crappie are suspended off main lake points and offshore cover in 15 – 25 ft. of water. Try using both jigs and minnows to see which the fish prefer.
Bream The bream report is fair. For best results, tight line worms or crickets in 8 to 15 ft of water off the ends of the piers and off the points.
Catfish The catfish bite is good. Anglers are tight lining liver and stinkbait off the piers and points. The catfish bite has been better in the evening as of late.

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.
  • No trotlines, set lines, jug fishing, or commercial gears are permitted on State Park Lakes .
  • Night fishing (from 30 minutes before sunset to 30 minutes after sunrise) will be permitted from the shore or from boats which are in compliance with State and Coast Guard regulations. Only idle speed and trolling motors may be used at night.
  • Only rod and reel or pole fishing is allowed on State Park Lakes except that carp, gar, buffalo, and bowfin may be taken by use of a bow and arrow at night only after purchasing a valid permit for fishing and/or boating. No other gear is allowed at these lakes.




 Additional Information:  

For information about Tombigbee State Park, please call (662) 842-7669.

Tombigbee Park 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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