Simpson County Lake closed to public access


SIMPSON COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks (MDWFP) announced Simpson County Lake has been closed to public access.

MDWFP began draining the lake in November 2019 for a dam repair project. The lake will be filled and restocked with fish once the repairs are complete.

Anglers can choose from several other lakes in neighboring counties:

  • Prentiss Walker Lake
  • Lake Mike Conner
  • Lake Jeff Davis
  • Roosevelt State Park

For more information regarding hunting or fishing in Mississippi, visit MDWFP’s website at or call the department at (601) 432-2400.

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