The Williamsport Lakes are On Highway 50 approximately ten miles northwest of Columbia, just past the Duck River or two miles east of the Natchez Trace Parkway, at the junction of Highways 50 and 247. Boat launching ramp - Fishing piers - Bait & tackle - Boat rental Whippoorwill ("only youths 16 & under & accompanying adult may fish") - 25 acres Blue Cat - 80 acres Goldeneye - 13 acres Shellcracker - 46 acres These lakes are managed for large bass, so appropriate weight tackle is advised. Bass are most active early and late during warm weather and will usually be found near cover. Bluegill can be taken on crickets and worms. Catfish can be taken on worms and liver.