Find amazing local fishing spots at the many managed lakes and private ponds in Mississippi’s Lower Delta. Bass, crappie, catfish, and bream await your fishing pole. Drop in a line!
If you’re looking to try your luck in a fishing tournament, several of the lakes listed below are known for great annual tournaments. Check the websites for more information and restrictions.
Delta National Forest
25 miles north of Vicksburg
Off of Highway 16 near Rolling Fork, you can visit the only National Bottomland Hardwood Forest in the United States, Delta National Forest. Containing 5 greentree reservoirs for waterfowl, the forest is an excellent place to watch migratory species of waterfowl. Hunting is allowed during the season. There are several lakes for fishing in the forest.
Chotard Landing Resort
Located in Issaquena County, accessible from Highway 465
Known for bass, crappie, bream and channel catfish. The Chotard Landing Resort provides a boat ramp for launching boats into Lake Chotard. Gas, bait, grocery items and fishing supplies may also be purchased there. Boat rental, rental cabins, rooms, RV and camp sites are also available.
Located in Warren County
Known for bass, crappie, bream and catfish. Many fishing tournaments are held here.
Roy’s Store and Cabins
Located in southern Washington County, Lake Washington lies between Highway 1 and the Mississippi River.
Known for crappie, bass, bream and catfish fishing, fishing tournaments.
6791 Eagle Lake Shore Rd.
Vicksburg, MS 39183
Guests of our lodges are welcome to fish any of Tara’s lakes, though we request that you abide by Tara’s creel limits. Our lakes have bass, bluegill, crappie, and catfish. We offer seasonal fishing memberships as well.
Wolf Lake & Broad Lake
8 miles northwest of Yazoo City off MS-149
Wolf Lake offers a public boat launch, convenient location to Hines Grocery’s restaurant and bait shop, incredible fishing, and glass-like conditions for water skiing or wakeboarding.
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