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Fishing Pictures of Wheeler Tailwaters and Wilson Lake

Jonathan holds a yellow bass on our left and a white bass on our right from Wilson Lake. 

Elliott with a white crappie from Wilson Lake.
Elliott with a white crappie from Wilson Lake in April of 2007.

large largemouth bass from Pickwick Lake, Alabama
Ray Miller shows a pair of July largemouth bass taken with the help of Steve Hacker.

Bill Belew with five pound 6 ounce largemouth bass from Wilson Lake in January of 2003.
Protected boat access near the dam allows Bill Belew to show off this fine largemouth bass (5 lbs. 6 oz.).

smallmouth bass on a threadfin shad below Wheeler Dam
K.C. with a nice smallie, November 2006

Brandon Price caught this 68 pound blue catfish on Wilson Lake October 5, 2006.

Ed De La Cruz took this striped bass from below Wheeler Dam.

Bill Belew shows a 6 pound 5 ounce smallmouth bass from Wilson Lake
Bill Belew at Wheeler Dam Tailwaters, Lake Wilson, shows a 6 pound 5 ounces smallmouth bass.  May 2003 has put a lot of water over the dam and smallmouth bass in the boat.

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Smallmouth bass
4-3/4 and 5-1/2 pounds taken in Wilson Lake below Wheeler dam.


Wilson Lake bass taken in February.
Bass taken on a jerk bait in February from Wilson Lake.

Wilson smallmouth bass

If you have a good digital picture of fishing at Wilson Lake, please email it to Doug.Darr@DCNR.Alabama.gov.

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