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Eight Great Fishing Destinations in MS

The Magnolia State is proudly home to some of the region's best fishing opportunities. So pack your rods, tackle box, and cast your lines out in some of central, northern, and southern Mississippi's best fishing holes and lakes.

Here are eight great fishing destinations fit for any fishermen:

1. Visit Tippah County Lake, where a lucky angler once reeled in a 42-pound catfish. Cast out your lines and try your luck at the numerous bass, crappie, bluegill, and redear just outside of Ripley.

2. Hook, line, and sinker – Found within Trace State Park, the 565-acre Trace Lake is popular destination for anglers traveling near Tupelo with boat in tow.

3. There’s nothing fishy about Wall Doxey State Park, featuring the 60-acre Spring Lake with plentiful amounts of freshwater catches stocked regularly.

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4. Despite its namesake, there are no actual panthers roaming Calling Panther Lake – just ample amounts of largemouth bass, crappie, bluegill, and catfish. You’ll find this 512-acre beauty just south of Jackson.

5. For anglers that dream of bream, Prentiss Walker Lake’s 30 feet depths and 81 acres provide more than enough outstanding fishing near Laurel.

6. At Lake Mike Conner, there’s always plenty more fish in the sea. This stocked, 79-acre lake is ideal for a quick cast for bass, crappie, blue, and more just outside of Laurel.

7. With multiple boat ramps and fishing piers, Lake Perry is a great fishing destination for anglers of all skill level just north of Wiggins.

8. They bite early and often at Lake Walthall – a 55-acre lake located in the scenic Mississippi River Delta near the town of McComb.


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Best Western Executive Suites

303 Shoney Drive, Columbus MS 39705-1763
Phone: +1 662-329-2255  |  Fax: (662) 327-9952  |  Hotel Details & Reservations »


Best Western Plus Goodman Inn & Suites

6910 Wind Chase Drive, Horn Lake MS 38637-1453
Phone: +1 662-510-6999  |  Fax: (662) 349-6169  |  Hotel Details & Reservations »


Best Western Plus Jackson Downtown-Coliseum

725 Larson Street, Jackson MS 39202-3437
Phone: +1 601-969-6555  |  Fax: (601) 353-7468  |  Hotel Details & Reservations »


Best Western Laurel Inn

309 S 16th Avenue, Laurel MS 39440-4249
Phone: +1 601-425-4455  |  Fax: (601) 425-4485  |  Hotel Details & Reservations »


Best Western Plus Magee Inn and Suites

401 8th Avenue SW, Magee MS 39111-3961
Phone: +1 601-867-3535  |  Fax: (601) 867-3599  |  Hotel Details & Reservations »


Best Western Tunica Resort

7500 Casino Strip Boulevard, Tunica Resorts MS 38664-9747
Phone: +1 662-363-6711  |  Fax: (662) 363-0011  |  Hotel Details & Reservations »


Best Western Plus Tupelo Inn & Suites

3158 N Gloster Street, Tupelo MS 38804
Phone: +1 662-847-0300  |  Fax: (662) 847-0301  |  Hotel Details & Reservations »


Best Western Vicksburg

2445 N Frontage Road, Vicksburg MS 39180-5177
Phone: +1 601-636-5800  |  Fax: +1 601-636-5800  |  Hotel Details & Reservations »


Best Western Gateway Inn

286 Wyeth Ln, Yazoo City MS 39194-4653
Phone: +1 662-716-0930  |  Fax: (662) 716-0931  |  Hotel Details & Reservations »

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