Fishing in Mississippi

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Top Fishing Spots in Mississippi

Hugh White State Park
On Grenada Lake is best known as a haven for crappie fishermen, but is also well-stocked with bass, bream, and catfish.
Lake Tangipahoa
500 acres of water stocked with largemouth bass, crappie, bluegill and more.
LeFluer’s Bluff State Park
Anglers can try their luck at Mayes Lake, a scenic oxbow of the Pearl River, or drive a short distance to Ross Barnett Reservoir.

Common Catches in Mississippi

Tarpon
Tarpon
The tarpon was one of the first saltwater species to be declared a game fish.
Bluefish
Bluefish
Anglers can sniff out bluefish by their smell, which is something like fresh cucumbers.
Largemouth Bass
Largemouth Bass
The largemouth bass is the most popular freshwater game fish.
Smallmouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
There is no doubt that the smallmouth bass rivals the largemouth in popularity.
Channel Catfish
Channel Catfish
The channel catfish is very highly regarded for its food and sports value.

Types of Fishing in Mississippi

Saltwater Bay Fishing

Saltwater Bay Fishing

Reefs, hills and shallows are some the best saltwater fishing locations.

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River Fishing

River Fishing

Get river fishing tips, freshwater fishing techniques and more to help you catch more fish

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Lake & Pond Structures

Lake & Pond Structures

Learn about the structures in lakes and ponds. Learn where to find fish, tips and more.

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