Wilson State Fishing Lake Fishing Report -
Species Rating Size Baits, Method & Location  
Channel Catfish Fair 16-24" Catfishing has remained slow.  Chicken livers have been producing the most fish.  
Largemouth and Spotted Bass Fair 10-22" Bass fishing is slow.  Look for bass to move into the shallows in the heat of the day.  Target them near the edge of the weedline and brush piles.  Slow fishing soft plastics has been producing the most fish.  
Crappie Fair 8-12" Crappie fishing has been hit or miss.  Look for Crappie near brush piles and docks.  Vertical jigging small baits has been working best.    
Bluegill and Redear Fair 6-8" Bluegills and redears fishing is slow.  Use small baits under a bobber near weedlines and brush piles for the best success.  
General Comments
Both maintained boat ramps are currently usable.

A bathymetric map is available for Wilson State Fishing Lake at the link above.

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