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Fishing rules changed at MDWFP lakes

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The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks Fisheries Bureau announced fishing regulation changes on several MDWFP managed lakes.

At Lake Tom Bailey in Lauderdale County, the rule change removes the 15-inch minimum length limit on largemouth bass and increases the daily creel limit to 10 largemouth bass per angler.

At the Olive Branch City Park ponds, the daily creel limit will be 10 bream and 5 crappie per angler.

At the McMillian Park pond in Carthage, the largemouth bass daily creel limit was increased to two fish per angler.

These rule changes become effective on May 28, 2017.

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