“Don’t pass up fishing the trunks of the cypress trees, since the bass may bed up against the trunks or the knees,” Paul Elias said.
Bass Fishing

March bassing at Bogue Homa

Bogue Homa, near Laurel, kicks off some of the best bass fishing in Mississippi for prespawn, spawning and postspawn bass in March, when bass start into the sparse dollar pads. […]

Bass Fishing

October bass at Bogue Homa

My October pick is one of the best fall bassing lakes in Mississippi is shallow, 882-acre Lake Bogue Homa with its several feeder creeks near Laurel. October is when the baitfish start moving out of deeper water and into shallow grass, vegetation and lily pads, with the bass following. Bass realize they need to put on weight for the cold weather that’s coming.  […]

Bass Fishing

Lake Bogue Homa bass

Bogue Homa Lake about 5 miles outside of Laurel is a relatively shallow lake with plenty of vegetation and live cypress trees. In October, with the first cool nights, the bass in this lake become very active. […]

Bass Fishing

Lake Bogue Homa bass

Bogue Homa, a fairly-shallow lake located in Jones County on Highway 84 near Laurel, has about 1,000 acres and several small creek channels running through it. During the winter months, the bass hold close to or in the creek channels. […]

Bass Fishing

Lake Bogue Homa for big bucketmouths in May

This month, I expect to know where the bass are concentrated and to catch them fairly easily. At Lake Bogue Homa, east of Laurel, fishermen can expect to catch and release 25 to 35 bass a day in May, with some of those fish weighing 3 to 5 pounds due to the lake’s being restocked about three years ago. […]