Guide To Great Trout Fishing Locations In Mississippi
All about fishing for rainbow trout in local lakes and streams.
MS has extremely limited trout fishing with spotted testings of stocked trout. The pond at Lake Lamar Bruce is the only public water body where anglers can catch rainbow trout.
Trout Species In The State
World record: 42 lbs 2 oz
State Record: 5.03 lbs
Click the images and links above for species details.
Select the best trout lures and baits
Trout spinners, crankbaits and jerkbaits work well for shallow, reasonably active fish. Salmon eggs, worms and prepared baits will work at virtually all depths.
Mississippi State Record Trout
The state record rainbow trout was caught from a private pond.
MS Trout Fishing Information
Visit the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks website for additional information on trout and trout stocking in Mississippi. Watch trout fishing videos to see trout anglers in action.
The 5 primary trouts are the rainbow, brook, brown, cutthroat and lake trout. Browns are considered the most difficult to catch and brookies are the easiest. Pure cold water is key to survival of the trouts.
Additional trout information
Trout locations and info, by state.
The habits of trout.
Trout are considered some of the most difficult fish to fool. Once you locate Mississippi waters with a population of trout, the challenge becomes identifying trout flies and lures that will trigger strikes. Visit the trout fishing page to learn more about the habitat each of the trouts prefer.