Mississippi Bass Fishing
All about fishing for spotted, smallmouth and largemouth bass in Mississippi lakes.
Bass Fishing Lakes In Mississippi
Lots of Mississippi fishing waters contain bass. Ponds, rivers and all sizes of lakes are apt to have bass swimming in them. All the major lakes in MS have a healthy population of bass, including Arkabutla Lake, Enid Reservoir, Grenada Reservoir, Jamie Whitten Lock & Dam, Okatibbee Lake, Ross R Barnett Reservoir and Sardis Lake.
World record: 22 lbs 4 oz
MS State Record: 18 lbs 2 oz
World record: 11 lbs 15 oz
MS State Record: 7 lbs 15 oz
World record: 9 lbs 8 oz
MS State Record: 8 lbs 2 oz
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MS State Record Bass
The Mississippi state record largemouth bass was caught at Natchez State Park Lake and the state record smallmouth was pulled from Pickwick Lake in the Yellow Creek Arm. A farm pond was home to the Mississippi state record spotted bass.
Bass are one of the most sought after of all the game fish. Its appeal spans cultures, age groups and genders to tap on the heart strings of anglers everywhere. Join us in our endeavor to offer information about bass fishing on your favorite bass lake in Mississippi.
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Bass fishing information, by state.
Learn the lifecycle of a bass
The more you know about the seasonal migration of bass, the more likely you are to be looking in the right area next time you visit Mississippi bass fishing lakes. Bass become active in spring and begin the spawning process in shallow water. As summer arrives they move to deeper, cooler water. In fall they migrate into the shallows again and feed heavily preparing for their move to deeper water to wait out winter. Visit the bass fishing page for more in-depth information about bass activities.
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