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Fishing Report

Lake Bill Waller - 4/24/2018 12:42:23 PM

Statewide Creel Regulations apply on all species except Bass.

Bass length limit regulations which are in place at Lake Bill Waller: the creel limit is 15 bass/day the slot limit is 18 - 22 in. (none can be in possession) with one fish allowed over 22 in. 

Find the Depth Map Here.

For more information about the lake please contact  the lake manager Dustin Brumfield at (601) 736-1861

Fishing Report 

Temperature: 67°

Visibility: 36"

Largemouth bass can be caught in shallow areas as they move in to bed. Try weightless plastics and jigs for bedding fish.  Black, Junebug and Watermelon Seed are the colors of choice.  They are biting best in the lily pads.

Crappie can be caught around structure in 5 to 7 feet of water on minnow-tipped jigs. Slow trolling small crankbaits or minnows can also be effective.

Bream are starting to bite around piers on crickets in 7 to 9 feet of water.  Redear and Bluegill are beginning to bed and can be caught in shallows on red worms and crickets.

Catfish are biting well on livers fished on the bottom in channels.

Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks Fisheries Biologists use various sampling methods to assess the fish populations in the State’s waters.   Sampling results for selected water bodies are summarized in Reel Facts Sheets.

 

Catfish bite is improving at Lake Bill Waller.

Patrick McDaniel, 14, showing his recent Crappie caught on Lake Bill Waller

Donna Sloan with an 11.5 lb Largemouth Bass caught in mid February 2018

 

Lake Bill Waller

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