Find Your True South—Hook, Line and Sinker
To the many lakes, rivers and various other bodies of water in Mississippi where fish might swim come enthusiastic fishermen ready to do battle with their aquatic prey. Oxbow lakes created by the New Madrid earthquake of 1811 and flood control lakes created by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers—as well as the vast Gulf of Mexico and innumerable natural lakes and rivers that dot the landscape—provide ample fishing opportunities for the casual or hardcore fisherman. From Mississippi River fishing to deep sea fishing, anglers will find what they’re looking for right here.
Our mild climate keeps the state ripe for fishing excursions year round, and the many game fish that thrive here are always ready to put up a fight. Over 175 different species of freshwater fish reside here in the state, not to mention the abundance of saltwater fish found in the Gulf. Almost any coastal town will have charters into the Gulf of Mexico for saltwater fishing. Whether you try your hand at Biloxi, Ocean Springs, Gulfport or Bay St. Louis fishing, the Mississippi Gulf Coast is an inviting paradise for a day on the water and a chance at landing a monster.
If fishing is a passion, then Mississippi is the place for you, tossing your lures beneath the ripples and waves while waiting in heightened anticipation for the battle to begin. Fishing Mississippi will be an experience you'll never forget.