Basins and Streams

Big Black River Basin
  • All waters in the Big Black Basin are classified as Fish and Wildlife. This means no waters in the Big Black River Basin are specifically classified for higher uses such as public water supply and year round recreation
Coastal Streams
  • All of the waters within the Coastal Streams Basin not specifically listed below shall be classified as Fish and Wildlife. Basin waters carrying other classifications are:
Waters From To Classification
Back Bay of Biloxi Popps Ferry Bridge Biloxi Bay Recreation
Bangs Lake Headwaters Miss. Sound Shellfish Harvesting
Bayou Cumbest Headwaters Miss. Sound Shellfish Harvesting
Big Lake Bernard Bayou Popps Ferry Bridge Recreation
Biloxi Bay Headwaters
U.S. Hwy 90 Bridge
Miss. Sound Shellfish Harvesting
Davis Bayou Headwaters Biloxi Bay Shellfish Harvesting
Graveline Bay Headwaters Graveline Bayou Shellfish Harvesting
Graveline Bayou Graveline Bay Miss. Sound Shellfish Harvesting
Jourdan River Confluence of
Bacon Bayou and
Catahoula Creek
St. Louis Bay Recreation
Mallini Bayou St. Louis Bay St. Louis Bay Shellfish Harvesting
Miss. Sound Contiguous Miss. Coastline Recreation
Old Fort Bayou Bayou Talla Biloxi Bay Recreation
Pass Christian Reef-
off Henderson Point
Miss. Sound Shellfish Harvesting
St. Louis Bay Harrison-Hancock Counties Shellfish Harvesting
Tchoutacabouffa River Headwaters Back Bay of Biloxi Recreation
Tuxachanie Creek Headwaters Tchoutacabouffa River Recreation
Wolf River Ms. Hwy. 26 St. Louis Bay Recreation
North Independent Streams
  • All of the waters in the North Independent Streams Basin not specifically listed below shall be classified as Fish and Wildlife. Basin waters carrying other classifications are:
Waters From To Classification
Bowden Sand Ditch
(East Lagoon)
Ashland Tubby Creek Ephemeral
Drennan Sand Ditch
(NW Lagoon)
Ashland Robinson Bottom Ephemeral
Horn Lake DeSoto County Recreation
Tubby Creek Mile 5.2 Mile 2.8 Ephemeral
Pascagoula River Basin
  • All of the State waters not specifically listed below shall be classified as Fish and Wildlife. State waters carrying other classifications are:
Waters From To Classification
Archusa Reservoir Clarke County Recreation
Beaverdam Creek Headwaters
Perry-Forrest Counties
Black Creek Recreation
Black Creek Highway 11 Pascagoula River Recreation
Bonita Reservoir Lauderdale County Public Water Supply
Bowie Creek Ms. Hwy. 589 Bowie River Recreation
Bowie River Bowie Creek Interstate 59 Recreation
Chickasawhay River Stonewall Ms. Hwy. 84 Recreation
Chunky River U.S. Hwy. 80 Chickasawhay River Recreation
Clarke State Park Clarke County Recreation
Dry Creek
Lake Site #3
W/S SCS Covington County Recreation
Escatawpa River Mile 10 Pascagoula River Fish and Wildlife1
Flint Creek Reservoir Stone County Public Water Supply & Recreation
Lake Bogue Homa Jones County Recreation
Lake Claude Bennett Jasper County Recreation
Lake Geiger Forrest County Recreation
Lake Marathon Smith County Recreation
Lake Mike Conner Covington County Recreation
Lake Perry Perry County Recreation
Lake Ross Barnett Smith County Recreation
Lake Shongela Smith County Recreation
Lakeland Park Lake Wayne County Recreation
Long Creek Reservoir Lauderdale County Public Water Supply
Okatibbee Reservoir Lauderdale County Public Water Supply & Recreation
Okatoma Creek Seminary (MS Hwy 590) Bowie River Recreation
Pascagoula River 6 Mi. North of MS Hwy 26 George County Smear Bayou
Jackson County
Recreation
Red Creek U.S. Hwy. 49 Big Black Creek Recreation
Tallahala Creek 1 Mi. N. of Hwy.15 Tallahoma Creek Fish and Wildlife2
Turkey Fork Reservoir Greene County Recreation
Pearl River Basin
  • All of the waters in the Pearl River Basin not specifically listed below shall be classified as Fish and Wildlife. Basin waters carrying other classifications are:
Waters From To Classification
Barnett Reservoir River Bend Township Line
between T7N & T8N
Public Water Supply
Barnett Reservoir Township Line between
T7N & T8N
Reservoir Dam Public Water Supply & Recreation
Bogue Chitto River Ms. Hwy. 570 MS/LA State Line Recreation
Lake Columbia Marion County Recreation
Lake Dixie Springs Pike County Recreation
Magees Creek U.S. Hwy. 98 Bogue Chitto River Recreation
Pearl River Barnett Reservoir City of Jackson
Water Intake
Public Water Supply
Pearl River Byram Bridge Miss. Sound Recreation
Strong River U.S. Hwy. 49 Pearl River Recreation
Shadow Lake Roosevelt State Park
Scott County
Recreation
Simpson County
Legion Lake
Simpson County Recreation
Warrior Branch Lake Warrior Creek Ephemeral
South Independent Streams
  • All of the waters in the South Independent Streams Basin not specifically listed below shall be classified as Fish and Wildlife. Basin waters carrying other classifications are:
Waters From To Classification
Bayou Pierre Headwaters Mississippi River Recreation
Clear Springs Lake Franklin County Recreation
East Fork Amite River MS Hwy 584 MS/LA State Line Recreation
Homochitto River U.S. Hwy 84 U.S. Hwy 98 Recreation
Little Bayou Pierre Headwaters Bayou Pierre Recreation
Percy Quinn State Park Lake Pike County Recreation
Unnamed Drainage Ditch
(Westside Heights)
Woodville Bayou Sara Ephemeral
West Fork Amite River MS Hwy 24 MS/LA State Line Recreation
Tennessee River Basin
  • All of the waters in the Tennessee River Basin not specifically listed below shall be classified as Fish and Wildlife. Basin waters carrying other classifications are
Waters From To Classification
Tennessee River MS – AL State Line MS – TN State Line Public Water Supply
Tombigbee River Basin
  • All of the waters in the Tombigbee River Basin not specifically listed below shall be classified as Fish and Wildlife. Basin waters carrying other classifications are:
Waters From To Classification
Aberdeen Lake
Tenn-Tom Waterway
Mile 355.5
Normal Pool Elev. 190.0
Mile 364.3 Recreation
Bay Springs Lake
Tenn-Tom Waterway
Mile 410.0
Normal Pool Elev. 414.0
Mile 419.0 Recreation
Canal Section Pool “C”
Tenn-Tom Waterway
Mile 389.0
Normal Pool Elev. 270.0
Mile 396.4 Recreation
Chiwapa Reservoir Pontotoc County Recreation
Choctaw Lake Choctaw County Recreation
Columbus Lake
Tenn-Tom Waterway
Mile 332.9
Normal Pool Elev. 163.0
Mile 355.5 Recreation
Davis Lake Chickasaw County Recreation
Lake Lamar Bruce Lee County Recreation
Lake Lowndes Lowndes County Recreation
Lake Monroe Monroe County Recreation
Lake Tom Bailey Lauderdale County Recreation
Luxapalila Creek MS – AL State Line Highway 50 Public Water Supply
Oktibbeha County Lake Oktibbeha County Recreation
Tombigbee State Park Reservoir Lee County Recreation
Yellow Creek MS – AL State Line Luxapalila Creek Public Water Supply
Yazoo River Basin
  • All of the waters in the Yazoo River Basin not specifically listed below shall be classified as Fish and Wildlife. Basin waters carrying other classifications are:
Waters From To Classification
Arkabutla Reservoir DeSoto-Tate Counties Recreation
Canal #12 Delta City Big Sunflower River Ephemeral
Chewalla Reservoir Marshall County Recreation
Drainage Ditch #3 Rosedale Lane Bayou Ephemeral
Enid Reservoir Panola-Lafayette-Yalobusha Counties Recreation
Grenada Reservoir Grenada County Recreation
Lake Dumas Tippah County Recreation
Lake Washington Washington County Recreation
Little Tallahatchie River Sardis Reservoir U.S. Hwy. 51 Recreation
Moon Lake Coahoma County Recreation
Nunnally Creek Holly Springs Pigeon Roost Creek Ephemeral
Sardis Reservoir Panola-Lafayette Counties Recreation
Straight Bayou
Drainage Main Ditch “A”
Louise Dowling Bayou Ephemeral
Tillatoba Lake Yalobusha County Recreation
Unnamed Drainage Canal Anguilla Big Sunflower River Ephemeral
Unnamed Drainage Canal Town of Arcola Black Bayou Ephemeral
Unnamed Drainage Canal Town of Beulah Leban Bayou Ephemeral
Unnamed Drainage Canal Bobo Annis Brake Ephemeral
Unnamed Drainage Canal Crenshaw David Bayou Ephemeral
Unnamed Drainage Canal Farm Fresh Catfish Black Bayou Ephemeral
Unnamed Drainage Canal Farrell Overcup Slough Ephemeral
Unnamed Drainage Canal Holly Springs
(Lagoon A)
Nunnally Creek Ephemeral
Unnamed Drainage Canal Holly Springs
(Lagoon #1)
Nunnally Creek Ephemeral
Unnamed Drainage Canal Holly Springs
(Lagoon #3)
Big Spring Creek Ephemeral
Unnamed Drainage Canal Lambert Muddy Bayou Ephemeral
Unnamed Drainage Canal Leland Black Bayou Ephemeral
Unnamed Drainage Canal Lurand Big Sunflower River Ephemeral
Unnamed Drainage Canal Rolling Fork
(East Lagoon)
Little Sunflower River Ephemeral
Unnamed Drainage Canal Rolling Fork
(West Lagoon)
Indian Bayou Ephemeral
Unnamed Drainage Canal Ruleville Quiver River Ephemeral
Unnamed Drainage Canal Shaw Porter Bayou Ephemeral
Unnamed Drainage Canal Shelby Mound Bayou Ephemeral
Unnamed Drainage Canal Simmons Farm
Raised Catfish (Yazoo County)
Lake George Ephemeral
Unnamed Drainage Canal Sledge David Bayou Ephemeral
Unnamed Drainage Canal Town of Tunica Whiteoak Bayou Ephemeral
Unnamed Drainage Canal Winstonville Mound Bayou Ephemeral
Wall Doxey State Park Reservoir (Spring Lake) Marshall County Marshall County Recreation