Wappapello Lake

Current Temperature:

Est Water Temperature:
51° (What's This)

Barometric Pressure:
30.21 (High)

Wind Speed:
North at 00 Knots (0 MPH)

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Wappapello Lake
National Pro Reports

Lake Minnetonka, MN
We are getting close to fishing lake minnetonka with open water. We are now past lake minnetonkas average ice out, with most channels open and the remaining ice being honey comb throughout. With a f... [more]

-Dan Jasper

Sooner Lake, OK
The fish are finally waking up at Sooner. Water temps in the main lake are 58 degrees and 72 in the discharge canal. Most fish are being taken shallow on live Shad fished on a free line. It\'s the mos... [more]

-Steve Carroll

Lake Guntersville, AL
13 April 2014 Lake Guntersville %u2013 Really nice family joined me yesterday on Guntersville and after a slow first hour or so the guy%u2019s started putting them in the boat. Everyone caught fish ... [more]

-Jake (Mid South Bass Guide)

Old Hickory Lake, TN
This report is for the week of 03/30/2014- 04/07/2014

We have again had an awesome week here on Old Hickory Lake this week as we ran 4 trips and are still catching big fish! This week alone... [more]

-Ian Huey

Lake Sidney Lanier, GA
Striper fishing is good and should be improving as the warming water temperatures gets the fish up and moving. The boys will be looking for girl friends and the girls will be looking to pack on the we... [more]

-Ken West and Mike Maddalena

Missouri Reports

Creve Coeur Lake, MO
I wish this lake supported a Walleye population but it does not.... [more]

Lake of the Ozarks, MO
3-28-14 caught a limit of crappie on red/chartreuse body on roadrunner head. It seemed to help a lot when I tipped the hook with a crappie bite. The fish were all in deeper water of 6-8 feet, did... [more]

34 Corner Blue Hole, MO
Caught about a 1 pound walleye this afternoon 4-6-14 @ around 15:00 I let him go so he\'s still out there. ... [more]

Wappapello Lake General Information
Welcome to FishingNotes.com Wappapello Lake fishing report page. Here you will find all the information you need to make the best decisions for today's fishing. Current weather including air temperature, barometric pressure, wind speed and direction are continuously updated throughout the day. Vital fishing information for Wappapello Lake, including mean water temperature and moon phase. Help in choosing what time to hit the water with daily sunrise and sunset times plus moon rise and moon set times. We would love to hear how your fishing trip went, feel free to share your days success on the community report page. Good luck and we hope you catch a full bag today!

Wappapello Lake is home to some of Missouri most sought after game fish, including largemouth bass, crappie, bluegill, white bass and channel catfish. The reservoir also contains several species of non-game fish. Several underwater fish shelters have been created in the lake from brush piles and discarded Christmas trees. Whether you are a fast-paced angler or prefer to settle back on the bank with a cane pole, Wappapello Lake has the ideal spot for you. Ample access for boaters and shoreline fisher [Wappapello Lake. www.nwk.usace.army.mil, 02/04/2008]


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Army Corps



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Boat Access:
Paved Ramps

Boat Limits:
No Restrictions

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Wappapello Lake Largemouth Bass Fishing

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Wappapello Lake Largemouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- you do not have to fish deep and slow. in fact you will catch a lot of good fish
right now shallow , from 1 to 6 ft. the fish have been on rock with wood . black
and blue jigs working well.
Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Largemouth bass fishing is going to be slow with the water temperature at 51 degrees. If you have a chance to get out on the water, you are going to have to fish deep and slow. Jig fishing and Plastic baits may be your best bet this time of year for largemouth bass. You may also try fishing some sinking jerk baits.
Wappapello Lake Smallmouth Bass Fishing

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Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
With the water temperature at 51 degrees smallmouth bass fishing is ready to heat up for spring. The bass will be starting to move into their spawning area. Smallmouth bass will generally spawn on rock and gravel bottoms that are protected from the elements. It's time to get fishing and look for staging bass in deeper water.
Wappapello Lake Crappie Fishing

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Crappie Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Crappie should be getting ready to spawn. Stay out in deeper water and look for schools. Schooling shad will be harder to find with this water temperature so when you find it, stay on it. Crappie schools will be breaking up quite a bit getting ready for the spawn. Also try fishing shallower with small crank baits and spinners on the warm banks with direct sunlight. This is a great time to be on the water.
Wappapello Lake Walleye Fishing

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Walleye Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The walleye spawn is in full swing now. With Walleye spawning grounds generally on gravel and rocky bottoms and preferring clean water. Try throwing reaction type baits up in the shallows. Rip-Rap, damns, rocky bottom points are perfect to hit. Try fishing some faster crank baits and spinners this time of year. As always fall back to the standard walleye fishing tactics, but it won?t hurt bringing out the bass gear in search for spawning walleyes. In this water temperature, always be safe on the water.
Wappapello Lake Catfish Fishing

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- unlike most catfish flatheads only eat \'live\' bait
Catfish Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The catfish family comprises of blue catfish, flathead catfish and channel catfish. Since catfish are warm water fish, they arenít going to be very active in this water temperature. They will still be feeding, but catfish will only be found very deep and feeding very slowly. Your best bet is give some of the more active fish species in your lake a shot until the cats are active again.
Wappapello Lake Spotted Bass Fishing

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Spotted Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Spotted bass fishing is going to be slow with the water temperature down this low. It's time to fish deep and slow. Try some deep primary points, drop offs, and old river channels with rocks. Jigs, plastics and deep jerk baits will be your best bet to boat a Spotted.
Wappapello Lake White Bass Fishing

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Wappapello Lake Striped Bass Fishing

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Wappapello Lake Trout Fishing

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- Trout can\'t live in dirty lake water.
Has anyone got pictures of a trout catch at wappapello lake?
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Wappapello Lake Solar and Lunar Conditions
Current Lunar Fishing Tip:

06:24 CST

Moon Phase:

% Illuminated
Days to Full

19:36 CST

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