A close-up image of a crappie fish with a fishing lure in it's mouth.

Fishing season is year-round, except in the waterfowl sanctuary one day prior to the beginning of waterfowl season through March 1. The 1,800-acre lake is interspersed with cypress and tupelo gum ridges and is suitable for catching catfish, largemouth bass, sunfish, buffalo, crappie, carp, gar and bowfin. Trotlines, limb lines, jugs, seines and traps are prohibited.

Please refer to current Refuge regulations and map for additional information. A Current Public Use Permit is required for access if you are participating in consumptive use such as but not limited to, hunting and angling. Click here to purchase or obtain your permit. For help with log-in or creating your account for purchasing or obtaining an annual public use permit please watch the video instructions.

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