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Guide to fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, spotted bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, blue catfish, black crappie, white crappie, bluegill, redear sunfish and white bass at Aberdeen Lake in Mississippi.

Aberdeen Lake, MS

Anglers enjoy fishing from a boat, from the fishing pier, or from the bank at many access areas around fertile Aberdeen Lake. This is a 4,100-acre lake in the northeast section of the state, at the city of Aberdeen. Bass, catfish and crappie fishing are very popular here.

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Aberdeen Lake is located in the northeastern part of Mississippi and offers excellent fishing opportunities for various popular fish species. Anglers visiting Aberdeen Lake can target a diverse range of fish, including largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, and spotted bass. These bass species provide exciting angling experiences and are highly sought after by both recreational and tournament anglers.

In addition to bass, Aberdeen Lake is home to other popular species such as black crappie, white crappie, bluegill, channel catfish, flathead catfish, blue catfish, white bass, and sunfish. Anglers can enjoy a diverse fishing experience and test their skills in targeting different species depending on their preferences and fishing techniques.

There are three species of bass, three kinds of catfish and both black and white crappie. White bass, bream and sunfish can also provide anglers with a good day of fishing. With all its swampy river bays and backwater, there are over five hundred miles of shoreline, most with excellent cover for all the fish species residing in this section of the Tombigbee River. Popular boating access locations include Blue Bluff Campground on the west side of the lake off Lock and Dam Road, and at Aberdeen Marina Store on the east side off Old Hwy 25 and Deer Road.

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Primary fish species residing in Aberdeen Lake

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Largemouth bass Smallmouth bass Spotted bass Channel catfish Flathead catfish Blue catfish Black crappie White Crappie Bluegill Redear Sunfish White Bass

Aberdeen Lake Amenities

Marina: NO
Boat Rental: NO
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Restaurant: YES

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Boating is a popular activity on Aberdeen Lake, with anglers taking advantage of its ample space for maneuvering boats and exploring different fishing spots. Whether you prefer trolling, casting, or using live bait rigs, Aberdeen Lake provides opportunities for various fishing techniques.

Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings

Blue Bluff Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southwest section of the lake, off Lock And Dam Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

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Camping is also available near Aberdeen Lake, allowing anglers and outdoor enthusiasts to extend their stay and make the most of their fishing experience. Camping facilities provide convenient access to the lake and its surrounding areas, offering a perfect combination of relaxation and outdoor adventure.

Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Blue Bluff Campground - 662 369-2832

Blue Bluff Recreation Area Campground - 662 369-2832

Aberdeen Lake MS Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Aberdeen Lake
Blue Bluff Recreation Area
20051 Blue Bluff Rd
Aberdeen, MS 39730
662 369-2832


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