Guide To Fishing At Wappapello Lake
AKA: Lake Wappapello
What to fish for...
Fishing for largemouth bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, black crappie, white crappie, bluegill, green sunfish, longear sunfish, redear sunfish and warmouth at Wappapello Lake in Missouri.
Crappie and sunfish are a big attraction at Lake Wappapello, which is an 8,400-acre lake in the southeast of the state. Bass and catfish fishing are also popular here for both quantity and quality. In addition to fishing, the area is ideal for boating, water skiing, sailing, camping and hiking.
With over 175 miles of shoreline, there are plenty of places to drop a line and a great place to bring the entire family. Numerous places around the lake are accessible for anglers seeking to fish from the bank. Fishing boats, including canoes, kayaks, bass boats and others, do give anglers an advantage. There are boats available for rent - anything from a kayak to a pontoon boat. Lots of submerged brush and vegetation is scattered around the lake and becomes good targets when the fish are shallow. Creek channels, ledges, humps and points are good areas to locate when the fish move off the bank.
Primary fish species residing in Lake Wappapello
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Wappapello Lake Amenities
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
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Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings
Allison Peninsula Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, west side, off Marina Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.
Allison Point Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, west side, off Allison Point Road, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with paved parking.
Asher Creek Campground Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, west side, off Asher Campground Road, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with paved parking.
Chaonia Landing Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, west side, off Missouri W, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.
People's Creek Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the northeast corner of the lake, off People's Creek Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.
Piso Point Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, on the north side of the lake, off Piso Point Road, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with gravel parking.
Redman Creek Recreation Area Boat Ramp
Located in the southeast corner of the lake, off Missouri T, at the south end of the dam, this is a four-lane, concrete ramp with docks and paved parking.
Sundowner Marina Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the northeast corner of the lake, off Missouri D, this is a three-lane, concrete ramp with paved parking.
Chaonia Landing Marina
4343 Wayne Rte W
Williamsville, MO 63967
Holliday Landing Resort & Marina
4309 Wayne Route F
Greenville, MO 63944
Sundowner Marine Center & Marina
Hc 2 box 2022, State Hwy D
Wappapello, MO 63966
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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Lake Wappapello State Park Campground - 573 297-3232
The Camp At Lake Wappapello Campground - 573 222-7206
Crabb & Company Restaurant and RV Park Campground - 573 222-7401
Redman Creek Campground West - 573 222-8233
Redman Creek Pavilion Campground - 573 222-8234
Riverside Campground - 573 222-8592
People's Creek Campground - 573 222-7175
Lake Wappapello MO Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Lake Wappapello State Park
Williamsville, MO 63967
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Lake Wappapello offers great crappie and sunfish fishing.