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Below is content from the 2013 guide.

Community Assistance Program – Public Fishing Waters

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Community Assistance Program–Public Fishing Waters

To inquire about enrolling a water body owned by a city or county in this program call 601-432-2207.

• Only rod and reel or line and pole gear may be used in the following public waters which are open to fishing. Unless otherwise stated,
all persons possessing a valid fishing license or who are legally exempt from the license requirements may fish these waters.

• The term “handicapped persons” means paraplegic, hemiplegic, anyone permanently dependent upon a wheelchair for mobility,
anyone who requires the permanent use of braces, full prosthesis or crutches for walking or blindness.

• Boating, swimming, littering and alcoholic beverages are not allowed. City or county ordinances may also regulate activities at these waters.

Water and Location

Species

Daily Limit

Rules

Poplar Springs Lake

Poplarville, Pearl River County

Largemouth Bass

Bluegill, Redear, all bream

Catfish

2

20

5

See A Below

Brookhaven Fishing Pond

Brookhaven, Lincoln County

Largemouth Bass

Bluegill, Redear, all bream

Catfish

0

10

5

See B Below

Main, Middle, & Amphitheater Ponds

Olive Branch City Park

Olive Branch, Desoto County

Largemouth Bass

Release all bass 15 inches & under

Catfish

2

 

5

 

McMillian Park Pond

Carthage, Leake County

Largemouth Bass

All other species combined

0

8

 

Lake Patsy

Oxford, Lafayette County

Largemouth Bass

Bluegill, Redear, all bream

Catfish

0

10

5

See C Below

Ballard Lake

Tupelo, Lee County

Largemouth Bass

Bluegill, Redear, all bream

Catfish

5

25

5

See D Below

Forrest County Lake

Hattiesburg, Forrest County

Largemouth Bass

Bluegill, Redear, all bream

Catfish

5

20

5

See E Below

Coahoma County Lake

Clarksdale, Coahoma County

Largemouth Bass

Bluegill, Redear, all bream

Catfish

5

20

5

See F Below

Willow Lake

Walnut Grove, Leake County

Largemouth Bass

All other species combined

0

8

See G Below

Lee’s Summit Park Lake

Hernando, Desoto County

Largemouth Bass

Bluegill, Redear, all bream

Crappie

0

100

30

See H Below

Whitehead Lake

Pascagoula, Jackson County

Largemouth Bass

Bluegill, Redear, all bream

Catfish

0

0

5

See I Below

Chateau Lake

Pascagoula, Jackson County

Largemouth Bass

Bluegill, Redear, all bream

Catfish

0

0

5

See I Below

Lake Dockery

Byram, Hinds County

Largemouth Bass

Bluegill, Redear, all bream

Catfish

5

25

5

See J Below

Rules for Community Assistance Program Waters – Public Notice 3550

A. Poplar Springs Lake shall be closed to fishing on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday of each week.

B. The Brookhaven Fishing Pond will only be open for fishing to persons 14 years old or younger or handicapped persons of any age as defined in this Public Notice.

C. Lake Patsy will only be open for fishing to persons 15 years old and younger or handicapped persons of any age, as defined in this Public Notice. Fishing hours will be from sunrise to sunset each day.

D. Ballard Lake is open to fishing each day from sunrise to 10:00 p.m.

E. Forrest County Lake will be open to fishing on Thursday and Friday of each week and only to persons fourteen (14) years old or younger or handicapped persons of any age as defined. All minors must be accompanied by a supervising adult and handicapped persons in need of personal assistance must provide such. The lake will be open to the general public for fishing on Saturday of each week from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

F. Coahoma County Lake fishing hours will be from sunrise to sunset each day.

G. Willow Lake will be open to fishing on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays of each week from sunrise to sunset.

H. Lee’s Summit Park Lake is open to fishing each day from sunrise to sunset.

I. Whitehead Lake and Chateau Lake are open to fishing each day.

J. Lake Dockery is open from 30 minutes before dawn to 30 minutes before sunset. No swimming, alcohol, glass containers, overnight camping, outboard gasoline engine use or ATVs, tobacco products, unleashed pets, or firearms. Contained fires only.

Regulations in red are new this year.

Purple text indicates an important note.

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