Fishing ReportLake Bill Waller - 4/14/2021 9:29:15 AM
|Largemouth Bass||Bass are biting well on weightless plastics near bedding sites in shallow water. They also bite well on crank baits fished near structure.|
|Crappie||Crappie bite is fair, they are biting best around deep structure on niblet tipped jigs or live fathead minnows.|
|Bream||Bream bite is improving, they can be caught with redworms fished near deep structure.|
|Catfish||Catfish bite is good from the piers and in the channel with livers fished on bottom. Congratulations to Derek Mingo of Columbia for catching the new Lake Bill Waller record catfish! The fish weighed 21.5 lbs.|
Water Temp: 70°F
Special Fishing Regulations
|Species||Type||Length To Release|
|Black Bass (combined largemouth, spotted and smallmouth)||Slot length limit||18 to 22 inches|
|Catfish||No length limit|
Creel Limits (per person, per day)
|Black Bass (combined largemouth, spotted and smallmouth)||15||Anglers can harvest only one bass over 22 inches.|
|Catfish||10||Creel limit for all State Fishing and State Park Lakes|
- Only rod and reel or pole fishing is allowed on State Fishing Lakes except that carp, gar, buffalo, and bowfin may be taken by use of bow and arrow at night only after purchasing a valid permit for fishing and/or boating. No other gear is allowed at these lakes.
- Fishing is not allowed from courtesy piers adjacent to boat ramps. Night fishing is not allowed from the bank or boats at Lake Bill Waller.
For more information about Lake Bill Waller, please call (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.