Public Fishing Lakes in Alabama

The fishing lakes are located in six districts, the department of Alabama wildlife, the freshwater fisheries division, and the department of conservation and natural resources control 23 public lakes in 20 counties with a total surface area of 1,912 acres, which ranges from 13 to 84 acres of lakes.

Here, the lakes are reserved for fishing and open to the public for fishing, the program was started in the 1940s and unchanged till now. The common fishes found here are large-mouth bass, bluegill, redear sunfish, channel catfish, and rainbow trout. During certain times of the year, thousands of people gather here for fishing.

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Name of LakesArea (In Acre)Location
Escambia County Lake
184Conecuh National Forest 23 miles east of Brewton off Co. 11
Chambers County Lake
1835 miles southeast of La Fayette on Chambers County Road 83
Walker County Lake
1633 miles southeast of Jasper off old US Route 78
Lee County Lake1306 miles southeast of Opelika
DeKalb County Lake120a mile north of Sylvania off County Road 47
Madison County Lake10511 miles east of Huntsville
Bibb County Lake
1005 miles north of Centreville off Alabama State Route 5
Dallas County Lake10011 miles south fo Selma off Alabama Highway 41
Monroe County Lake945 miles west of Beatrice off County Road 50
Dale County Lake921 mile north of Roy Parker Road in Ozark
Washington County Lake842 miles west of Millry off county Road 34
Barbour County Lake756 miles north of Clayton off county road 49
Lamar County Lake688 miles west of Vernon on Alabama State Route 18
Fayette County Lake
606 miles southeast of Fayette off County Road 26
Crenshaw County Lake535 miles south of Luverne off US Route 331
Pike County Lake455 miles south of Troy off County Road 39
Clay County Lake381 mile west of Delta on Alabama Highway 47
Marion County Lake376 miles north of Guin off US Route 43
Geneva County Lake
3320 miles southwest of Enterprise off County Road 63
Bankhead Lake
-River origin is Black Warrior River, and located in  Jefferson, Tuscaloosa County

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