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Mississippi Trout Fishing

All about fishing for rainbow trout in Mississippi lakes and streams.

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Trout fishing in Mississippi

MS Trout Fishing Waters

MS has extremely limited trout fishing with spotted testings of stocked trout. The Mississippi state record rainbow trout was caught from a private pond.

MS Trout Fishing Information

Visit the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks website for additional information on trout and trout stocking in Mississippi. Watch trout fishing videos to see trout anglers in action.

Fishing for trout in Mississippi

Rainbow Trout

Rainbow trout

World record: 42 lbs 2 oz

MS State Record: 5 lbs 0 oz

By clicking on the images and links above, you will be taken to a page offering more information about the selected species.

Additional trout fishing information

Brown Trout
Brown trout being released.

The 5 primary trouts are the rainbow, brook, brown, cutthroat and lake trout. Browns are considered the most difficult to catch and brookies are the easiest. Pure cold water is key to survival of the trouts.

Trout Conservation

Trout fishing waters and information, by state.


The habits of trout.

Trout are considered some of the most difficult fish to fool. Once you locate Mississippi waters with a population of trout, the challenge becomes identifying trout flies and lures that will trigger strikes. Visit the trout fishing page to learn more about the habitat each of the trouts prefer.

Fishing boats and boat rentals

Best trout fishing in Mississippi!