Fishing & Boating

Fishing Report

Lake Bill Waller - 12/11/2018 11:01:26 AM

Statewide Creel Regulations apply on all species except Bass.

Largemouth 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

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.

Winter Fishing Tips (Weekly reports will resume mid-February)

Largemouth bass can be caught around structure, the dam, and ledges in 5 to 15 ft of water. Try Texas-rigged plastic worms; June bug, green pumpkin, and Bama Bug colors work well. Also try using suspending jerkbaits and lipless crankbaits along channels.

Crappie can be caught in deeper water, around 10 to 15 ft deep. Minnows or jigs tipped with minnows are good choices.

Bream can be caught using crickets or worms around brushtops in 5 to 10 ft of water.

Catfish are usually good around creek channels and points. Try cutbait and worms fished on the bottom.


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