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Fishing Mississippi

EZFishing brings you Mississippi's most comprehensive list of fishing locations, providing interactive maps that show each location's GPS coordinates, nearby facilities (like restaurants, gas stations, marinas and fishing shops), their current and forecasted weather and, if available, their water conditions.

Registered users can rate fishing locations, post their personal/public notes and also tag them with information about fish species generally caught there as well as the most common and effective fishing techniques.

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Find any of the 5925 locations currently available in EZFishing database, to check fishing reports, maps, directions, weather and water conditions.


Mississippi Fishing Resources

Fishing regulations and licensing, guides/outfitter services and local fishing clubs in Mississippi.

Mississippi Fishing Regulations

Are you familiar with the fishing regulation in Mississippi?
It is never a bad idea to check it again before your next outing.

Mississippi Fishing License

Purchasing a fishing license you are helping to preserve the environment and also ensure that future generations can enjoy fishing as you are. Among other things, your fishing license fees support fisheries and hatcheries management, education programs about fishing and conservation, protection of endangered species.

Here it is where you can get your fishing license.

Links to Mississippi Government Agencies

Here are a few websites of Mississippi's agencies involved in regulation and conservation.

Mississippi Fishing News

Check out what is the latest fishing buzz in Mississippi.

  • In good weather, the fish bite
  • "I have some guys that have gone to the Wisconsin River fishing for walleyes ... and on the Mississippi and locally below Petenwell dam, guys were catching quite a few," he said. "Lots of shorts, but occasionally you'll get a few keepers — I got sent one .
  • La Crosse Tribune
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  • 2/21/2017 6:25:00 PM
  • 2017 Midwest Fly Fishing Expo
  • The annual Expo is the oldest all-fly fishing show east of the Mississippi and is hosted by the Livonia-based Michigan Fly Fishing Club. The Macomb Community College Sports & Expo Center is located at 14500 E. 12 Mile Rd. in Warren. Show hours are 9 a.m ..
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  • 2/21/2017 3:27:00 PM
  • The 9 Best Places for Fishing
  • Stretch your skills and wrangle some big ones in this great city. Between the Mississippi River and hundreds of local lakes, you’ll find more freshwater fish than you’ll know what to do with in these cities. Walleyes, catfish, carp, crappies ...
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  • 2/21/2017 1:35:00 PM
  • Mississippi: Lake Dockery Tagged Fish (and Prizes) Still Available
  • JACKSON - The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) tagged 100 fish at Lake Dockery last October. Largemouth bass, bluegill, redear sunfish, and channel catfish were marked with a yellow tag on their back behind the dorsal fin.
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  • 2/21/2017 11:41:00 AM
  • Fishing for a solution
  • All four species have escaped into the wild in the United States and have established self-sustaining populations, particularly in the Mississippi waterway system. “Beyond the tremendous socioeconomic cost for the commercial and recreational fisheries ...
  • Orilliapacket
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  • 2/20/2017 11:42:00 PM
  • Early ending for ice fishing?
  • "Things are changing fast," said Kevin Stauffer, DNR fisheries supervisor in Lake City. "There are still people out (on the Mississippi River backwaters and Lake Pepin), but conditions are changing." The DNR always warns us that no ice is ever 100 percent
  • Post-Bulletin
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  • 2/16/2017 9:43:00 PM
  • The Clarion-Ledger fishing report to return
  • To attract more votes, notifying friends and family of the contest through social media is recommended. The Mississippi State University Extension Service and Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks will hold a turkey management workshop ..
  • Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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  • 2/16/2017 3:26:00 AM
  • Boat To Be Raffled Off During Fishing Opener In St. Cloud
  • ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - One lucky person will be traveling the Mississippi in style in a fully loaded pontoon when the 2017 Governor's Fishing Opener comes to town in May. The pontoon is a 22 foot 2017 Sun Tracker Fishin' Barge and valued at $40,000 and
  • KNSI Radio
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  • 2/15/2017 11:20:00 PM
  • WALTERS COLUMN: High-water ice fishing trip
  • Almost every February, Selina and I stay at their house for a long weekend and spend three days with Gary ice fishing on the Mississippi River. You know the young bird is not that far from flying away from the nest when you have to buy her first fishing ..
  • WisNews
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  • 2/10/2017 11:17:00 PM
  • Patience pays off in fishing contest
  • The price of the ticket includes annual membership. What to do in the Refuge The Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge has released 16 more compatibility determinations that help guide it in deciding what people can or can't do on the .
  • Post-Bulletin
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  • 2/9/2017 2:31:00 PM
  • Barnett Reservoir officials address fishing conflicts
  • "There are plenty of other great fishing spots." Ross Barnett Reservoir bass fishermen are invited to a meeting to hear about the latest data on the bass population from the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks. Scheduled for 6 p.m. on
  • Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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  • 2/8/2017 5:27:00 PM
  • Frozen Adventures: 5 Best Places To Ice Fish In The U.S.
  • This park offers access to some of the most renowned waters in the United States: the Upper Mississippi River. Anglers hoping to hook perch, crappie and bluegills through the hole all day need look no further. Lake Champlain is the premier fishing ...
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  • 2/6/2017 3:23:00 PM
  • Mississippi: Rainbow Trout Stocked at Lake Lamar Bruce
  • JACKSON –The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) recently stocked approximately 500 rainbow trout into the bank-fishing pond at Lake Lamar Bruce near Saltillo. According to MDWFP Fisheries Biologist Trevor Knight, "the ...
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  • 2/6/2017 7:23:00 AM
  • Notebook: Kids fishing derby competes with bass anglers
  • With that comes a Saturday forecast of 5-10 knot east and southeast winds and 1-2 foot seas east of the Mississippi River, and 10-15 knot easterly winds and 1-2 footers along the Central Coast. If you're looking to fish the Pontchartrain Basin, then this .
  • The Advocate
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  • 2/2/2017 12:05:00 AM
  • Neal’s Tennessee Waltz with Greatness
  • That means no looking ahead. But, if pressed, he’ll confess that he’s most optimistic about upcoming stops at the Potomac River, at the Mississippi River in La Crosse, Wis., and, first up, at Guntersville. “They’re all places where I can fish off t ...
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  • 1/31/2017 8:20:00 PM
  • Janesville man displays his passion for fishing in new man cave
  • Other walls of his fish room share the visual history of Sveen’s family and friends holding up their best catches from over the years, including a picture of Sveen’s father fishing the Mississippi River in the 1930s. Those who have seen Sveen’s new ...
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  • 1/31/2017 12:24:00 AM
  • Mississippi GCBC Raises Blue Marlin Minimum Length to 107 Inches
  • The Mississippi Gulf Coast Billfish Classic, one of the premier big-game fishing tournaments in the world, today announced the decision to increase the minimum length requirement for blue marlin to 107 inches for its June event. Eligible fish must measure
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  • 1/26/2017 10:13:00 AM
  • Southaven man catches big fish
  • A passerby suggested that the big fish was possibly a state record and advised Henson to contact the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks. Henson's fish was big, 48-pounds, one-ounce big, and easily bested the standing state record of 40
  • Desoto Times Tribune
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  • 1/25/2017 11:42:00 PM
  • New World Record Longnose Gar from Mississippi
  • JACKSON - On Saturday, September 10, Mississippi angler, Don Henson of Southaven, went fishing at the Sardis Lake spillway. Hoping to catch a monster catfish, Mr. Henson drifted a shad through the current. After fishing about 10 minutes, he noticed his ...
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  • 1/24/2017 8:37:00 AM
  • Southaven man gets award for world-record fish
  • Don Henson was fishing for catfish Sept. 10 at the Sardis Lake spillway, according to Mississippi Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks. After about 10 minutes, he got something. “I just knew I had the biggest catfish at the end of my line,” Henson said.
  • WREG
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  • 1/24/2017 12:57:00 AM
  • Barnett bass fishing meeting scheduled
  • Ross Barnett Reservoir bass fishermen are invited to a meeting to hear about the latest data on the bass population from the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks. Scheduled for 6 p.m. on January 9, the meeting will take place at the ...
  • Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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  • 1/23/2017 2:14:00 PM
  • Jerry Davis: Slow ice fishing in January? Same old same old
  • They know of the problems with the Y-bones in pike. “We enjoy being outdoors and remember the rush we got catching a large fish and pulling it up through the ice down along the Mississippi River a few years ago,” Hellenbrand said. Bill Ehr, of ...
  • Madison
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  • 1/21/2017 8:03:00 PM
  • No license required during DNR's Free Fishing Weekend, Jan. 21-22
  • This includes inland waters and Wisconsin's side of the Great Lakes and Mississippi River and other boundary waters; spring trout ponds are not open, however. Other fishing rules apply, such as limits on the number and size of fish you can keep and any ...
  • La Crosse Tribune
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  • 1/19/2017 4:30:00 PM
  • Free fishing weekend is Saturday and Sunday
  • This includes inland waters and Wisconsin's side of the Great Lakes and Mississippi River and other boundary waters; spring trout ponds are not open, however. Other fishing rules apply, such as limits on the number and size of fish you can keep and any ...
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  • 1/19/2017 3:21:00 PM

Mississippi Guides/Outfitters

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Mississippi Fishing Clubs

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