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Statewide Creel & Size Limits

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Statewide Creel and Size Limits

For Saltwater Fishing Regulations, call the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources at 228-374-5000 or visit www.dmr.ms.gov

Species

Daily Creel Limits

Alligator Gar****

2

Paddlefish* (must be less than 30 inches)

2

Striped Bass and/or Striped Bass Hybrids (minimum length 15 inches)**

6

Walleye***

3

Sauger

10

Crappie** (combined white and black)

30

Bluegill, bream and all other sunfish (combined)**

100

Largemouth, Smallmouth and Spotted bass (combined)**

10

Sturgeon

0

Special Largemouth, Spotted & Smallmouth Bass Regulations

Area/Water

Lengths to Release

Creel Limits

Aberdeen Lake

14 inches & under

10 per day

Calling Panther Lake

20 inches & over

10 per day, 1 over 20 inches

Charlie Capps WMA Lake

No Length Limit

5 per day

Columbus Lake

14 inches & under

10 per day

Davis Lake (Chickasaw County)

18-22 inches

10 per day; 1 over 22 inches

Eagle Lake
(includes channel to Muddy Bayou water control structure)

16 inches & under

10 per day

Lake Bill Waller

18-22 inches

15 per day, 1 over 22 inches

Lake Bogue Homa

15 inches & under

5 per day

Lake Bolivar (Scott, MS)

No Length Limit

2 per day

Lake Claude Bennett

No Length Limit

30 per day

Lake Columbia

14-18 inches

5 per day, 1 over 18 inches

Lake Jackson (Washington County)

No Length Limit

5 per day

Lake Jeff Davis

18-24 inches

15 per day, 1 over 24 inches

Lake Lamar Bruce

18-24 inches

10 per day, 1 over 24 inches

Lake Monroe

16-24 inches

10 per day, 1 over 24 inches

Lake Okhissa (Franklin County)

18-22 inches

10 per day, 1 over 22 inches

Lake Washington
(Possession of black bass under 15 inches while in Paul Love Park or on the weir is prohibited.)

15 inches & under

5 per day

Leroy Percy State Park Lake

No Length Limit

5 per day

Little Eagle Lake (Humphreys County)

12 inches & under

5 per day

Malmaison WMA Lakes

15 inches & under

2 per day

Moon Lake (includes area east of Hwy 1)

No Length Limit

5 per day

Natchez State Park Lake

18-22 inches

7 per day, 1 over 22 inches

Neshoba County Lake

16-20 inches

10 per day, 1 over 20 inches

North Abutment Campground Lake at Grenada Reservoir

15 inches & under

2 per day

Pascagoula River
(George & Jackson Counties, Merrill, MS to Hwy 90 bridge, includes all connected oxbow lakes; East & West Pascagoula Rivers and all waters between these two rivers)

12 inches & under

10 per day

Paul B. Johnson State Park Lake (Geiger Lake)

18-22 inches

10 per day, 1 over 22 inches

Percy Quin State Park (Lake Tangipahoa)

16-22 inches

7 per day, 1 over 22 inches

Pickwick Lake

15 inches & under

10 per day

RecCon Lake (Bolivar County)

No Length Limit

2 per day

Ross Barnett Reservoir

14 inches & under

7 per day

Wolf-Broad Lake (Yazoo & Humphreys Counties)

12 inches & under

5 per day

Special Striped Bass and Hybrid Striped Bass Regulations

Area/Water

Lengths to Release

Creel Limits

Ross Barnett Dam to City of Jackson water intake

15 inches & under

6 per day, 1 over 24 inches

Special Bluegill & Redear Regulations

Area/Water

Lengths to Release

Creel Limits

Lake Okhissa (Franklin County)

No Length Limit

50 per day

Percy Quin State Park (Lake Tangipahoa)

No Length Limit

50 per day

Special Catfish Regulations

Area/Water

Lengths to Release

Creel Limits

Lake Okhissa (Franklin County)

No Length Limit

5 per day

RecCon Lake (Bolivar County)

No Length Limit

10 per day

All MDWFP State Fishing Lakes and State Parks Lakes

No Length Limit

10 per day

Border Waters with Alabama & Tennessee

No Length Limit

1 over 34 inches, no creel limit under 34 inches

Special Walleye Regulations

Area/Water

Lengths to Release

Creel Limits

Davis Lake (Chickasaw County)

No Length Limit

1 per day

Special Black & White Crappie Regulations

Area/Water

Lengths to Release

Creel Limits

Arkabutla Reservoir+

12 inches & under

15 per day

Arkabutla Spillway to Prichard Rd. Bridge++

No Length Limit

15 per day

Charlie Capps WMA Lake

No Length Limit

20 per day

Eagle Lake (includes channel to Muddy Bayou
water control structure)

11 inches and under

30 per day

Enid Reservoir+

12 inches & under

15 per day

Enid Spillway to I-55++

No Length Limit

15 per day

Grenada Reservoir+

12 inches & under

15 per day

Grenada Spillway to Hwy. 51++

No Length Limit

15 per day

Lake Monroe

No Length Limit

20 per day

Lake Okhissa (Franklin County)

10 inches & under

10 per day

Lake Washington
(Possession of crappie under 11 inches while in Paul Love Park or on the weir is prohibited.)

11 inches & under

30 per day

Moon Lake (includes area east of Hwy 1)

10 inches & under

30 per day

Percy Quin State Park (Lake Tangipahoa)

No Length Limit

20 per day

Pickwick Lake & Tenn-Tom Waterway
(including all tributaries)

9 inches & under

30 per day

Sardis Reservoir+

12 inches & under

15 per day

Sardis Spillway & Sardis Lower Lake to Spaulding Creek++

No Length Limit

15 per day

Special Rainbow Trout Regulations

Area/Water

Lengths to Release

Creel limits

Lake Lamar Bruce

No Length Limit

3 per day